A cross section of the women at Muna IDP Camp in Maiduguri told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an exclusive interview that the setting up of the Integrated Maternal Healthcare Centre and Safe Space for Women and Girls in the camp was a big relief for them and the host community.
Macauley Christian, the UNFPA Humanitarian Coordinator/Head of Maiduguri Office, reiterated the Fund’s determination in an exclusive interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.
The Country Representative of the Fund, Ms Ulla Mueller, made the commitment at a special news conference in Abuja Wednesday.
‘Girls With Period’ is an initiative that aids in educating girls and women about menstrual hygiene, sex education, the importance of education and self-esteem, amongst others.
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Dirug Samuel, the Founder of Big Family 360 and winner of UNFPA FGM Hacklab Award, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.
President of the Foundation, Talatu Henry, said 110 adolescent girls who benefited from the items were drawn from different rural communities and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Kaduna south.
This indication emerged at a workshop in Abeokuta for stakeholders across relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies, whose roles and responsibilities could help in achieving the State Government’s agenda.
I told her that not only in Northern Nigeria but also across Africa, a lot of educated people and political leaders are products of early marriages. I added that beyond the hysteria and negative denotations around early marriage, many of these experiences could be narrated from proper and more positive perspectives.
Ulla Mueller, UNFPA Nigeria Resident Representative, made the call in a statement to commemorate the International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM marked every February 6.
He told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday that the state of CPR or Family Planning in the country
was still far from achieving the desired goal.
Ulla Muller, the UNFPA Country Representative in Nigeria, made this known when she featured virtually on the News Agency of Nigeria Forum on Sunday.
Omosehin, also the Head, Lagos Liaison office of UNFPA, said the fund had integrated messages against stigma into its awareness campaign.
She asserted UNFPA’s large imprints in prevention and curative interventions of the VVF in collaboration with other stakeholders in the country.
Bunmi Makinwa, former Regional Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund, has expressed fears over possible escalations of COVID-19 pandemic cases in Nigeria following gradual easing of lockdown.
The United Nations Population Fund has observed what it called steady decline in free distribution of condoms in Nigeria.
Osaretin Adonri, Assistant Representative, UN Population Fund, says population clock is not a reliable indicator to guarantee accurate population figure of any nation.
The UN Population Fund has restated its commitment to support government at all levels to end gender-based violence and other harmful practices to achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
“When you have a big population you build the economy. That’s why China’s economy is so huge,” he said, citing India and Nigeria as other examples of countries that gained from a demographic dividend.
The UN Population Fund says more than 2.3 million girls and 1.6 million women need reproductive health services in the North East of Nigeria