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Demographic Dividend in West Africa and Central Africa :2017 Progress Report

In 2017, UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Office had one clear objective - to put our agenda of harnessing the demographic dividend in our region to work.

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The assessment of adolescent pregnancy in Sierra Leone was undertaken in order to map and identify adolescent girls (aged 10-19 years) who got pregnant during the Ebola crisis, to enable an understanding of the reproductive health needs and well-being of adolescent girls in order to inform programming.

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been internationally recognized as a violation of the rights, health and integrity of women and girls. FGM constitutes both a result and a perpetuation of gender inequality and discrimination against women and girls, harming their lives in many ways.

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