Africa

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Emergency
Contraception and family planning In 2017, the Ministry of Health, with support from technical and funding partners, produced a family planning development plan to step up efforts to improve family planning and increase the use of modern contraceptive methods to 32% by 2020. In 2019, by making...
Arrests migrants in Algeria and their expulsion to Niger increased in 2018. These ongoing and repeated incidents are exacerbating the health and social conditions of migrants which were already a cause for concern. People are apprehended by the Algerian authorities on buses, in taxis and in their...
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Emergency
A population trapped The population of the Central African Republic (CAR) continues to be severely affected by the clashes between armed groups both in the capital Bangui and in the provinces in the country’s interior. Despite the hopes raised by the Political Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation...
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