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29 October 2016

#zambiangirls@10yearsold

In line with the theme of the 2016 State of World Population Report: "10: How our common future depends on a girl at this pivotal age", UNFPA in collaboration with UNESCO and the Government of Zambia through the Ministry of General Education launched a multi-dimensional competition of painting, essay, and poem for 10 year old

22 October 2016

#africagirls@10

Ten-year-old Temawelase is a sixth-grader in a rural community in the Hhohho region of Swaziland. Almost 4000 miles away, her age-mate Daline has just finished primary school in Yaoundé, the political capital of Cameroon. Both girls dream of a bright future and work hard at school to realize this. When not at school, they help

13 October 2016

UNFPA Reaffirms Commitment to Address Child Marriage as Key to Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend

Lusaka, Zambia, 10-12 October: The African Union Commission (AU) in collaboration with UNFPA and other partners organized a three-day meeting to evaluate progress of the AU Campaign to End Child Marriage, launched in 2014. With over 151 delegates from 19 member states, the meeting discussed key milestones and initiatives by

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The Demographic Dividend: Unlocking Africa's Youth Potential
The Demographic Dividend: Unlocking Africa's Youth Potential
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Zambia's youthful population can offer a unique opportunity for accelerated economic...
Investing in 10-year-old girls could yield huge demographic dividend, pump billions into...
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