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23 June 2019
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'Your Right to Plan' campaign kicks off third round in 10 governorates

The Ministry of Health and Population’s Family Planning Sector, in collaboration with UNFPA, kicked off the third round of the “Your Right to Plan” campaign in 10 governorates, funded by the European... Read more

20 June 2019
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Building communities in Safe Spaces

Karima recalls the gruelling trip she took from Damascus to Cairo with her husband and three children. The family took a flight to Sudan, and then huddled in the back of a truck, along with three... Read more

15 June 2019
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Destination Egypt marks National Day for the eradication of FGM in Minya

UNFPA and the Ministry of Youth and Sports took the fourth round of the Destination Egypt 2030 activities to the governorate of Minya on June 13-15, with the support of the European Union in Egypt... Read more

13 June 2019
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Statement by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation on the Launching of Egypt’s National Committee on the Eradication of Female Genital Mutilation

The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation recognises Egypt’s pioneering leadership to eliminate the practice of female genital mutilation. As part of the global... Read more

27 May 2019
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The UN Welcomes the Determination of the Egyptian Government to End FGM in Egypt

 The UN in Egypt applauds the positive and encouraging steps towards renewing the call of action for a Social Contract to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Egypt. On 20th May, the National... Read more

7 May 2019
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Young actors showcase their talents at public auditions

In their quest for talented actors, the EU and UNFPA held public auditions in search of young talents from across Egypt to take part in a drama production, in collaboration with Eagle Films... Read more

7 May 2019
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Destination Egypt 2030 concludes first 3 rounds, gears up for 10 more

Fifteen-year-old Shaymaa was running alongside her friend Marwa, following a 2 KM route along the Nile in the governorate of Aswan. Shaymaa plays football and says she is used to jogging in the... Read more

6 April 2019
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Destination Egypt celebrates the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace in Luxor

UNFPA and the Ministry of Youth and Sports took the third round of the Destination Egypt 2030 activities to Luxor on April 4-6, with the support of the European Union in Egypt under the National... Read more

24 March 2019
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Let’s talk about reproductive health: How Aya became comfortable with her message

If you were to ask Aya Seyam about issues related to sexual and reproductive health five years ago, she would become visibly uncomfortable and could even break into tears. Today, she says advocating... Read more

11 March 2019
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EU, UNFPA hold pilot training for 20 female religious leaders as part of National Population Strategy

UNFPA and Al-Azhar’s International Islamic Center for Population Studies and Research, launched this week the pilot training for 20 female religious leaders on the newly-developed pre-marital... Read more

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