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August 9, 2014

Developing ACCPD Statement for the UNGASS Special Session on ICPD

The forthcoming UN General Assembly on ICPD  affords the ACCPD an opportunity to make a statement,  not exceeding five minutes, on the implementation of the ICPD POA in Africa during the meeting. The statement will reflect the gaps and challenges encountered with implementation of ICPD POA and what actions are necessary to resolve the unfinished business…




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July 11, 2014

Professor Fred Sai Annual Lectures Instituted

Professor Fred Torgbor Sai, one of Ghana’s renowned physician in reproductive health and long-time supporter of women’s rights, has been honoured for his contributions towards maternal and child health with the Institution of the Prof Sai Annual Lectures. The lectures, introduced by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in collaboration with the National Population Council (NPC),…




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May 10, 2014

Statement by the Africa CSOs Coalition on Population and Development

Harnessing the gains of ICPD POA implementation in the Post 2015 Development Agenda Twenty years after the global consensus was reached at the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development, the lessons and recommendations of the ICPD beyond 2014 review process, distilled in the UN Secretary General’s Global Report “Framework of Actions for the…




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April 12, 2014

Outcome Document – Eliminating women’s and girls’ sexual and reproductive health vulnerabilities in Africa

The African Federation on Sexual Health and Rights in collaboration with a broad range of partners convened diverse stakeholders including young people at the 6th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights held in Yaoundé, Cameroon from the 5th – 7th February 2014 with the theme, eliminating women and girls’ sexual and reproductive health vulnerabilities…




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March 14, 2014

ICPD Beyond 2014 Initiative Aimed at Engaging African CSOs

The African Federation for Sexual Health and Rights (AFSHR) is pleased to announce the ICPD Beyond 2014 initiative aimed at engaging African Civil Society Organisations in advocacy, particularly at national level, for the full implementation of the ICPD POA and Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights information and services for all. Please…




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February 26, 2014

Interviews from the Yaounde Conference






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February 6, 2014

Youth Outcome Document on Eliminating Girls and Women Sexual Health and Rights Vulnerabilities in Africa

The Youth outcome on eliminating girls and women sexual health and rights (SHR) vulnerabilities has gone through its first draft presentation, and we wait patiently for the next review. The two page document that was presented at the end of the youth sexuality institute pre-conference event will be used to advocate issues regarding young peoples’…




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February 6, 2014

Comprehensive Sexuality Education and the ESA Commitment

During the Youth Sexuality Institute pre-conference, Dr. Asha Mohamud gave a presentation on the need for comprehensive sexuality education. In her presentation, Dr. Mohamud related sexuality to the biological make-up of an individual and how the sexual organs of a human being function, to expression of feelings about sex, and linked it to gender, human rights…




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December 21, 2013

Prof. Fred Sai Conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award

Prof. Fred Sai

The African Federation for Sexual Health and Rights is pleased to announce that the maiden Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Prof. Fred Sai to honor his leadership and unwavering commitment to the health and well-being of women and girls worldwide, and in particular Africa. Prof. Sai will not be able to join us in Yaoundé,…




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