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On the evening of 14 March 2019, Cyclone Idai collided with the city of Beira in central Mozambique. With wind speeds of 185 kilometres per hour, it was the largest cyclone on record to hit the Southern Hemisphere and Africa ...
“Access to sexual reproductive health is not just a right but a necessity for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programs to succeed, especially for the growing number of girls reaching the reproductive age across the continent. There is particularly an urgent ...
The practice of marrying off girls at a young age is a practice that is common in many traditional African communities. Yet, child marriage has immense negative effects on the health of girls. Child marriage promotes gender inequality as once ...
Michelle Grace Phiri is a 19-year-old university student from Malawi. She is also an active member of the Youth Action Movement (YAM) in her country, and advocate against Child Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM). IPPF Africa Region, which prioritizes youth ...