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The Power of Choice! The world is stronger when SheDecides.

October 30, 2018

The evidence is clear: when she decides about her body, when her rights are respected, her health, life and future – and those of her family, community and society - improve. This is at the core of the SheDecides movement, and backed up yet again by the UNFPA’s annual State of the World Population report, entitled: The Power of Choice. The report details findings across the globe pointing to evidence that when people have the power to control their fertility, they are healthier, happier and more likely to contribute positively to the community, the economy and society. <p>“Choice can change the world. It can rapidly improve the well-being of women and girls, transform families and societies, and accelerate global development,” writes Dr Natalia Kanem - Executive Director of the UNFPA and a passionate supporter of SheDecides - in the report.
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German Development Corporation supports SheDecides

October 30, 2018

At the 16th International Dialogue on Population and Development, which took place in Berlin on 23 + 24 October, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) announced its support for the SheDecides movement. The announcement was very well received by the over 100 international experts on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Right and Population Development gathered at the conference.
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SheDecides Women’s March in Kampala, Uganda

June 30, 2018

On 30 June 2018, in advance of the launch of the local movement, over 300 activists from women’s rights networks across Uganda took to the streets as part of a SheDecides march to stand up and speak out over the increased rates of rape and kidnapping.
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SheDecides Open House in Kampala

October 30, 2017

In October 2017, Friends of the movement convened an “inspiring, visionary and interactive” Open House in Kampala to celebrate the International Day of the Girl, under the theme “When SheDecides, the World is Safer, Stronger and Better”.
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