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13 November 2020
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UNFPA, Ministry of Health and Population train medical personnel on the harms of FGM

With the high rates of medicalization of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Egypt, UNFPA, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Population, held capacity-building workshops on the harms of... Read more

11 November 2020
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Women Health Club seminars aim to raise awareness on family planning in New Valley

UNFPA and the Ministry of Health and Population work to ensure access to reproductive health and family planning services for the most vulnerable in remote areas, as well as combat the spread of... Read more

11 November 2020
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UNFPA, EFPA to launch 20 clinics offering services for women and girls subjected to violence

UNFPA is partnering with the Egyptian Family Planning Association (EFPA) to launch 20 clinics offering comprehensive services for women subjected to violence across Egypt.  To pave the way for the... Read more

10 November 2020
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Ministry of Youth and Sports, UNFPA inaugurate new Safe Space in Sheikh Zayed

The Ministry of Youth and Sports and UNFPA inaugurated a new Safe Space in Sheikh Zayed this week, designed for refugee women and girls and their host communities to access gender-based violence... Read more

8 November 2020
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Workshop prepares Benha University Hospital doctors and nurses for GBV response unit

Efforts continue to equip a new gender-based violence response clinic on the Benha University campus, with a workshop organized this week to train the university hospital doctors and nurses on gender... Read more

4 November 2020
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Service providers dispel misconceptions, offer consultations at the Sadat family health unit in Matrouh

In the Sadat Family Health Unit in the governorate of Matrouh, Dr. Aaza Abdel Baky works with a team of service providers to make sure that women get all the family planning services and... Read more

1 November 2020
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Health Ministry Undersecretary in Matrouh lauds different UNFPA projects in the governorate

The Ministry of Health and Population's Undersecretary in Matrouh and Head of Matrouh Health Directorate Dr. Ahmed El-Beltagy welcomed UNFPA’s efforts to end preventable maternal deaths and scale up... Read more

29 October 2020
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Young people use theatre to change social norms at Population Awareness Clubs

The Population Awareness Clubs (PACs) continue to host different activities to raise the awareness of young people around population issues, using different tools that include peer education, music,... Read more

28 October 2020
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UNFPA, Ministry of Youth and Sports to arm young women with self-defense techniques

UNFPA, the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) and the Egyptian kickboxing Federation, launched an initiative dubbed “No to Harassment,” to arm over 1000 young women from 27 governorates with self-... Read more

18 October 2020
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Medical and film industries join forces to fight gender-based violence

Because film can play an important role in shifting norms and changing behaviors, UNFPA partnered with the National Council for Women (NCW), MedFest and the Mansoura University Hospital, to organize... Read more

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