Every year, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) provides the latest demographic data for the world, global regions, and more than 200 countries. This year’s data include indicators on the status of women in key areas such as education, employment, and government. Looking at the numbers across the world, we can get a picture of women’s progress towards equality.
Oyo State team Leader of the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI), Mrs Stella Akinso, has revealed that three more local government areas in the state capital have been scheduled to benefit from the second phase of the organisation’s family planning activities.
Samira, a 22-year-old girl from a middle class family living in Mumbai goes to her first visit to the gynecologist. Her doctor's first question is "Are you married or unmarried?" She replies, 'unmarried' and the doctor proceeds with the routine check up.
The Measurement, Learning & Evaluation (MLE) Project is the evaluation component of the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (Urban RH Initiative), a multi-country program in India, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal that aims to improve the health of the urban poor.
This website was made possible by support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation under terms of the Measurement, Learning & Evaluation Project for the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative. The views expressed on this website do not necessarily reflect the views of the donor.