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17 October 2012
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JIS Article: Registrar Calls on Jamaicans to Break the Silence

In an article entitled: Registrar Calls on Jamaicans to Break the Silence the Jamaica Information Service reported on Saturday October 13  that: On October 11 the first International Day of the Girl... Read more

13 October 2012
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Jamaica Observer: UN secretary general calls on world to empower girls

The Jamaica Observer reported on October 13 in an article entitled: UN secretary general calls on world to empower girls that girls were the focus of a high level panel discussion at the United... Read more

11 October 2012
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International Day of the Girl Child

The International Day of the Girl Child was recognized for the first time on Thursday October 11, 2012. To mark this auspicious event the UNFPA held several public forums to discuss the challenges... Read more

25 September 2012
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Jamaica: Health & Family Life Education (HFLE) Curriculum amendments

From the Ministry of Education September 20, 2012  Kingston, Jamaica: For Immediate Release Health and Family Life Education Curriculum amendments The Ministry of Education has noted with concern the... Read more

28 August 2012
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Guyana: Discussion on Policy Affecting Youth

The National Communications Network 6 O'Clock News on 11 August broadcast a news clips of a high level discussion between Parliamentarians and young people on policy issues affecting youth. The... Read more

22 August 2012
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Guyana's Health Ministry’s Maternal and Child Health unit gets boost from UNFPA

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFP) has donated an assortment of family planning items including male and female condoms and emergency contraceptives to the Ministry of Health’s, Maternal and... Read more

25 July 2012
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UNFPA pays Courtesy Call on The Honourable Orville London, Chief Secretary, Tobago House of Assembly

On 18th July 2012, a courtesy call was paid to the Honourable Orville London, Chief Secretary, Tobago House of Assembly by staff from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).  The purpose of the... Read more

18 May 2012
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Maternal deaths halved in 20 years, but faster progress needed

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 16 May 2012 – The number of women dying of pregnancy and childbirth related complications has almost halved in 20 years, according to new estimates released today by the... Read more

2 May 2012
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Access To Education - Not The Magic Wand To Empowering Women Says Gender Consultant

Kingston, Jamaica – May 1, 2012: Professor Barbara Bailey, Gender Consultant and former Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at The University of the West Indies is... Read more

19 April 2012
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Supporting Each Other

The UNFPA Country Office in Barbados has the responsibility for providing support to the member and associated-member countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). For the... Read more

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