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12 November 2019 - 14 November 2019

Nairobi, Kenya

The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, where 179 governments adopted a landmark Programme of Action which set out to empower women and girls for their sake, and for the benefit of their families, communities and nations.

We have made incredible gains since then, but too many people are still being left behind. And too many nations have not been able to fully reap the demographic dividend because young people and other groups still lack agency, education and access to critical health services.

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11 October 2019 - 11 October 2019

Global

International Day of the Girl

Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.

2019 Theme — GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable

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19 August 2019 - 19 August 2019

Global

World Humanitarian Day 2019: Women Humanitarian Heroes

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world.

The theme for 2019 is Women Humanitarian Heroes - to recognise the role women play in addressing humanitarian crises, whether triggered by conflict or natural disasters.

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