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Kenya hosts IPPF Africa region confab on population, development

Lagos, Nigeria -  A three-day Africa Pre-Conference on Population and Development (Pre-CPD) and Post 2015 consultation meeting, organised by the International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region (IPPFAR) in collaboration with Reproductive Advocacy Network Africa (RHANA), is underway in Nairobi, Kenya

A statement from the organisers made available to PANA here said the conference is being attended by about 100 participants from across Africa, including youth, civil society organisations (CSOs), government functionaries and UN representatives.

“The consultation will address a number of cross-cutting rights-based issues relevant to women and the young, such as violence against women and girls; access to quality education, skills and training; health; decent work; social protection; and financial and economic inclusion, including women’s access to and control over productive resources”,  the Regional Director of IPPF Africa Region, Mr Lucien Kouakou, said in the statement.

Pana 07/08/2014