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Monday 24 June 2019: The Speaker of the National Assembly in Zambia, Hon. Patrick Matibini has officially launched the Parliamentarians dialogue and study tour on universal health coverage, health financing, immunization, population and development. Hosted by the Government and Parliament of Zambia, the delegation includes more than 50 Members of Parliament from 9 African and European countries who are members of th...
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The year 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which invigorated how the world thinks about population, development and reproductive rights. The ICPD underscored that investing in individual human rights, capabilities and dignity, across multiple sectors and throughout the life course, is the foundation of sustainable development. As part of in-country...
State of World Population Report
Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to die giving birth. Many women were unable to decide whom and when to marry, and when or whether to have children. A worldwide movement to give women real choices in life culminated in the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), where a consensus was reached about the links between women’s empowerment, sex...