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7 May 2019
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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
24 March 2019
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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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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
10 March 2019
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UNFPA, the European Union and the Ministry of Youth and Sports took the second round of the Destination Egypt 2030 activities to the governorate of Qena on March 7-9, where they engaged with hundreds... Read more
9 March 2019
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UNFPA and the Ministry of Health and Population’s Family Planning Sector kicked off the second round of the Your Right to Plan campaign, supported by the European Union in Egypt. The campaign works... Read more
5 March 2019
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The Ministry of Investment of International Cooperation launched today the “EU support of Egypt's National Population Strategy,” in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the... Read more
21 February 2019
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An EU, UNFPA and Ministry of Health delegation conducted a field visit in Luxor on February 21, to follow up on the progress of Egypt’s National Population Strategy project, supported by the EU. The... Read more
6 February 2019
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Girls in Egypt participate in discussions held by the Y-PEER youth network, which uses peer education and activities like theatre and games to educate adolescents about sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence and harmful practices including FGM. © Luca Zordan for UNFPA
Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then... Read more
16 January 2019
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UNFPA Representative in Egypt Dr. Aleksandar Bodiroza said that population growth is a multisectoral issue that requires a multisectoral response, in a roundtable discussion organized by the Egyptian... Read more
10 January 2019
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Saynaa Shafei was visiting her mother in Giza when she took her by the hand and brought her to a mobile clinic that offers free family planning services. The 23-year-old who was visiting from Fayoum... Read more

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