THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD

11 October 2019 Today, more than 1 billion girls younger than 18 are poised to take on the future. Every day, they are challenging stereotypes and breaking barriers. Girls are organizing and leading movements to tackle issues such as child marriage, education inequality, violence and the climate crisis. As the theme of this year’s observance underscores, theyContinue reading THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD

THE SECRETARY- GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON-VIOLENCE

 2 October 2019 This International Day of Non-Violence marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, the renowned global icon of peace. His vision continues to resonate across the world, including through the work of the United Nations for mutual understanding, equality, sustainable development, the empowerment of young people, and the peaceful resolutionContinue reading THE SECRETARY- GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON-VIOLENCE

National stakeholders workshop kick-starts roll out of Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Sierra Leone

By Angelique Reid, Communications Specialist, UNFPA Sierra Leone   FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 17 August 2018 – A two-day national stakeholders workshop took place to discuss the way forward for the implementation of comprehensive sexuality education in Sierra Leone. The national workshop, which brought together key stakeholders from across the country, was organized by the Ministry of Basic and SeniorContinue reading National stakeholders workshop kick-starts roll out of Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Sierra Leone