Youth

No More Excuses: It’s Time to Collect Data on Young People

We often hear health statistics quoted for youth age 15 and up, children under 5, or women of reproductive age (15-49) to help tell their stories, and show why it’s important to invest in programs for these groups. Yet there’s … Continue Reading

Youth

State of the World Population Report: Invest in Youth, Start Now

We need to invest in youth; we need to invest in them early; and we need to start now. This was the message yesterday as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched their 2014 State of the World Population: The … Continue Reading

Data for Development

Relevant, quality, and timely data are essential to effective policy and program design, and to monitoring the impact of interventions. Recognizing the importance of data for development, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is working to build the capacity of … Continue Reading

International Policies, Youth

Take a Selfie, Change the World?

From being named Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year in 2013 to stealing the show at this year’s Oscars, the “selfie” has already become an inescapable part of our popular culture. Now, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is hoping … Continue Reading

Family Planning, International Policies

20 Years Later, Tackling Cairo’s Unfinished Agenda

Today, the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Foundation (UNF), came together for a 20-year review of the Programme of Action from the International Conference on Population and Development … Continue Reading

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Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Happy Thanksgiving! We’re all aware today is a day for giving thanks, and tomorrow and Monday are days for getting deals. But did you know that Tuesday is a day for giving back? Well, you do now. Next Tuesday, Dec. … Continue Reading