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Bangladesh: 47,000 children born for shortage of contraceptives

2010 Daily Star, Dhaka20 July 2009Around 47,000 children were born last year in addition to the general population increase in the country due to unexpected pregnancies caused by an acute shortage of contraceptives, according to a study.

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IPPF: Contraception at a Crossroads-Averting a Global Contraceptive Crisis

2010 The world is stumbling towards a contraceptive crisis, and for millions of the poorest people around the world the crisis has already arrived, a new report, Contraception at a Crossroads, released by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) states.

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RH Supplies in Six Countries: Themes and Entry Points in Policies, Systems and Funding

2010 A report from Population Action International, ‘Reproductive Health Supplies in Six Countries: Themes and Entry Points in Policies, Systems and Funding', identifies the challenges faced by reproductive health programs in Bangladesh, Ghana, Mexico, Nicaragua, Tanzania and Uganda.

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Make a Case for Supplies

2010 Produced by the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, 'Leading Voices in Securing Reproductive Health Supplies' is a practical, evidence-based tool designed to foster policy change for increased commitment to RH supplies. This valuable resource draws upon successful advocacy initiatives and lessons learned in contraceptive security.

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Where is the P in the ICPD?

2009 Where is the P in the ICPD? 'Many of you will remember the late Allan Rosenfield who fought so consistently and effectively for the rights we all want to see women enjoy. One of his famous articles was called. "Where is the M in

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10th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development - ICPD at Ten

2004 10th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development - ICPD at Ten Information Note from UNFPA on the 10th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development—ICPD at Ten, 19 March 2004Background: The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo in

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Adolescents and Youth

ICPD at 15: People First - Accelerating Implementation of the Cairo Consensus on Population and Development

2009 ICPD at 15: People First - Accelerating Implementation of the Cairo Consensus on Population and Development In 1994 in Cairo, at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), industrialized and developing countries forged an inspiring and farsighted Plan of Action (PoA) that

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DFID - MDG5: Improve Maternal Health

2010 Read a background on MDG 5 from the UK Department for International Development. The web page includes an update on global progress, key messages, facts and figures, and challenges and solutions. The page also details program and policy responses from DFID, one of the world's largest bilateral donors.http://www.dfid.gov.uk/Global-Issues/Millennium-Development-Goals/5-Improve-maternal-health/Click back and you can read similar breifings on all eight MDGs.

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Advocacy Flexi-Fund: grants from IPPF for SRHR campaigns

2010 The Advocacy Flexi Fund (AFF) provides small grants to support civil society organizations to advocate for the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people.

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Making the MDGs Work Better for Women

2010 Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 hinges on making tangible progress with regard to gender equality and women's empowerment, not only as a goal in itself (MDG3), but also in the achievement of all the other goals.

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MDGs in Asia and the Pacific

2010 The Millennium Development Goals Asia and the Pacific website is developed and maintained by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) under the tripartite regional project of UNESCAP, UNDP and ADB.

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World Bank, UNFPA: Reproductive Health off the radar?

2010 On the eve of the 20th anniversary of World Population Day, the World Bank and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warned that family planning and other reproductive health programmes vital to poor women had fallen off the development radar of many low-income and donor country governments and international aid agencies.

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Achieving the MDGs in an Era of Global Uncertainty: Asia-Pacific Report

2010 The latest in a series of reports for Asia and the Pacific on the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This document was produced in 2010 by ESCAP, UNDP and ADB.

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15andCounting: Sign the petition

2010 15andCounting: Sign the petition 15andCounting is a campaign co-ordinated by the International Planned Parenthood Federation to raise awareness of the rights and needs of young people throughout the 15th anniversary year of the

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Adolescents and Youth

MDG Monitor

2010 The MDG Monitor shows how countries are progressing in their efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). With the 2015 target date fast approaching, it is more important than ever to understand where the goals are on track, and where additional efforts and support are needed, both globally and at the country level.http://www.mdgmonitor.org/

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CPD: Costings Revised for Population Programs

2010 Investments of $64.7 billion are needed in 2010 for population programmes essential to reduce poverty, promote development and curtail maternal death, a media statement from UNFPA said on 6 April.

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42nd Session: Commission on Population and Development

2010 A series of reports from the Commission on Population and Development (42nd session, held from 30 March-3 April 2009) are available for download from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division website.

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UNFPA: ICPD at 15

2010 2009 marks the 15th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and is a reminder the five years remaining to fulfill the commitments made in Cairo in 1994.

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International Perspective on Communication Strategies for the MDGs

2010 Awareness-raising and communications about the MDGs in industrialised countries are crucial. This document from the OECD looks at way to communicate and advocate for the MDGs.http://www.oecd.org/LongAbstract/0,3425,en_2649_33959_33904416_1_1_1_1,00.html

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The International Conference on Population and Development

2010 The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD or Cairo), convened under the auspices of the United Nations, took place in Cairo, Egypt, September 5-13, 1994. It brought together representatives from over 180 governments and 1,254 nongovernmental organizations.

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