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Mark Leon Goldberg is the managing editor of UN Dispatch

Girls attend  class in rural  Rajasthan, India. ©	Mark	Tuschman/ Educate	Girls	India

Chart of the Day: “Where There’s Motherhood in Childhood”

A  new report from UNFPA shows high rates of adolescent pregnancy.

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Rwanda is the first country in Africa to introduce HPV vaccines nationwide thanks to a 3 year donation programme. In 2014, Rwanda will be the first country to introduce HPV vaccines into routine immunisation with GAVI support. The 3 dose vaccine are delivered in three rounds by community health workers to adolescent girls all over Rwanda mainly through schools. HPV vaccination is well integrated into community health programmes for women and children. This photo was taken at a school during the third round of HPV vaccines in October 2012  Photo Credit: GAVI/2012/Ryan Youngblood

Want to Stop Cervical Cancer? Look to Rwanda

HPV Vaccination rates are higher in Rwanda than in many wealthy countries.

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Top of the Morning: Syrian Government, Rebels Coordinate in Civilian Evacuation

Top stories from DAWNS Digest

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Fighting Breast Cancer in the Philippines — Photo Essay

A beautiful and humane photo essay of poor women fighting breast cancer.

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What Americans Think When they Think of the United Nations

Comparing poll results shows how Americans view the UN

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Top of the Morning: Kidnappings of Aid Workers Quadruple

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