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UNFPA Angola Building Forward with Resilience and Innovation

UNFPA Angola Building Forward with Resilience and Innovation

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Resilience can be defined as the ability or capacity to recover from adverse situations. For young people, adolescents, pregnant mothers, children and infants in Angola who faced the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic and prolonged drought in the south, resilience meant survival. For the UNFPA Angola Country Office (CO), 2021 certainly tested our capacity to rebuild, strengthenand sustain our projects and keep marching forward with our mandate to realize universal sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The three programme areas of the Angola CO include: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Young People and Adolescents, including Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, and Population Dynamics. The UNFPA Angola CO report presents a snapshot summary of the key activities and results from January 1 to December 31, 2021. The following are the three key results of the year.

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SYP annual report 2021

SYP annual report 2021

Annual Report

The Safeguard Youth Program (SYP) is the flagship youth program of UNFPA ESARO (Regional Office for Southern and Eastern Africa), integrated in the Regional Program on HIV and AIDS, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Seeing the Unseen

Seeing the Unseen

State of World Population Report

Half. That’s the share of all pregnancies that are unintended. Nothing is more fundamental to bodily autonomy than the ability to decide whether or not to become pregnant. Yet for too many, the most life-altering reproductive choice is no choice at all. Women are more likely to experience an unintended pregnancy when they have fewer choices and less power.

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SCALING UP ADOLESCENT GIRLS EMPOWERMENT & WELL BEING THROUGH MENSTRUAL MANAGEMENT AND COVID-19 PREVENTION

Mestrual Health Training Program in Angola

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SCALING UP ADOLESCENT GIRLS EMPOWERMENT & WELL BEING THROUGH MENSTRUAL MANAGEMENT AND COVID-19 PREVENTION EDUCATION FUNDRAISING BRIEF

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UNFPA Angola 2020 Annual Report

UNFPA Angola 2020 Annual Report: Activities and Results

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UNFPA Angolas 2020 Annual Report, Activities and Results, narrates the agency’s programmatic achievements in supporting the Government and partners to reach the most vulnerable women, girls and youth in the country during the year that  COVID-19 impacted every country in the world.

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Menstrual Management in Angola, Impact Study

Menstrual Management in Angola, Impact Study

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The Government of Angola and UNFPA Angola implemented the Menstrual Health Management Pilot Project in partnership with BeGirl Inc. in 4 of the country's 18 provinces (Luanda, Lunda Sul, Huambo and Huíla) to address and identify barriers related to menstruation and whose impact reinforces gender inequalities.

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The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

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The State of the World’s Midwifery 2021 builds on previous reports in the SoWMy series and represents an unprecedented effort to document the whole world’s Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health workforce, with a focus on midwives. It calls for urgent investment in midwives to enable them to fulfil their potential.

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Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, Midwives Save Lives

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The aim of these personal stories from midwives and the findings in this report are to stimulate policy discussions and enable evidence-based decision-making at national and subnational levels, and to help countries meet their commitments towards the reduction of preventable maternal death.

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My Body Is My Own

State of World Population Report

We have the inherent right to choose what we do with our body, to ensure its protection and care, to pursue its expression. The quality of our lives depends on it. In fact, our lives themselves depend on it. 

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State of World Population 2019

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, sexual and reproductive health, and rights and sustainable development.

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