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Mr. Pokawa and his friends went from village to village, town to town, city to city.
Combating violence

Sierra Leone: Two friends walk 500 km in campaign against rape

Sierra Leonean Hindola Pokawa, 43, and his American friend, Dustyn Montgomery, 23, walked for 21 days through different towns to raise awareness about gender-based violence.
Goal of the Month | March 2021: Gender Equality
Gender

“A crisis with a woman’s face”

— United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (right) at the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
Empowerment

History made as Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala picked to head WTO

The Nigerian former minister is the first woman and first African to hold this position
Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, UNFPA Regional Director for East and Southern Africa
Gender

Turning the tide for women and girls caught in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado crisis

The resource-rich land of Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique has developed one of the continent’s most complex and layered crises.
An image of Margaret Chepoteltel of Amudat District.
Gender

'My daughters will never undergo FGM'

— Survivors are leading the push to end female genital mutilation
An image of a woman holding her baby.
Gender

Breaking the silence that led to surge in teenage pregnancies

In an environment where most families view sex as a taboo subject, parents are often in denial about their children being sexually active.
Health Campaign