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24 August 2015
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Caribbean youth representatives were among the delegates who attended the ECOSOC Youth Forum, February 2-3 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The Forum held under the theme “Youth Engagement in the... Read more
24 August 2015
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Issues relating to adolescent sexual and reproductive health remain sensitive and controversial within the Caribbean. Many parents and adults mistakenly believe that even exposure to comprehensive... Read more
24 August 2015
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Spouses of Heads of Government of the Caribbean attending the round table meeting, “A Call to Action: Adolescent Pregnancy in the Caribbean,” held in Belize on June 25, established a Network of... Read more
29 July 2015
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Executive Director, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Mr. Ronald Jackson, says that although the Caribbean is one of the most hazard- prone regions of the world there are steps... Read more
29 July 2015
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In a simple, single-story building on the outskirts of Port of Spain, Trinidad, a few teen girls wear uniforms and sit at a table waiting for the next class to start. Florence Gonzales, a tall,... Read more
14 June 2015
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PORTLAND, Jamaica - Globally, about 19% of young women in developing countries become pregnant before the age of 18. Girls under 15 account for 2 million of the 7.3 million births that occur to... Read more
13 June 2015
World Population Day is observed on July 11 each year to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, particularly in the context of overall development and to enhance... Read more
5 May 2015
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Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund  Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide... Read more
4 May 2015
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KINGSTON, 4 May 2015 -  In Jamaica, music is a powerful tool to raise awareness, voice protest, lead advocacy and promote social change. It is therefore quite fitting that with current public... Read more
14 January 2015
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2014 was an important year for UNFPA. There were several international conferences with which the SRO was actively engaged. Preparatory activities included advocating high level participation of... Read more

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