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Cultural fashion statements at ICPD

Forum is discussing universal access to sexual and reproductive health rights

In Summary

• Plenty of flair was on display on the sidelines of the event

Delegates from different parts of the world converged at the KICC this week to participate in the 25th International Conference on Population and Development.

They came clad in attire that showcased their different cultural backgrounds for the conference, which started on Tuesday and will end on Thursday.

 

The conference is organised by the Kenyan and Danish governments to mobilise the political will and financing needed to implement the ICPD Programme of Action.

Matters to be discussed include universal access to sexual and reproductive health rights as part of UHC, financing to realise the programme of action and ending gender violence.   

Ashanti Kingdom District Development Queenmother Afigya-Kwabre from Ghana
Ashanti Kingdom District Development Queenmother Afigya-Kwabre from Ghana
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Aminata Diarra, Mamadou Traore, Cheik Limmam and Hamadoun Dagamaissa from Ghana
Aminata Diarra, Mamadou Traore, Cheik Limmam and Hamadoun Dagamaissa from Ghana
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Zethu Matsebula from Swaziland, Willy Ochieng from Yemen and Ayanda Diamini from Swaziland Network of Young Positives
Zethu Matsebula from Swaziland, Willy Ochieng from Yemen and Ayanda Diamini from Swaziland Network of Young Positives
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Youth of One Vision Alliance's Marthilda Christin Finsae from Indonesia
Youth of One Vision Alliance's Marthilda Christin Finsae from Indonesia
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Selamawit Mersha, Sonan Etefa and Rekik Alemu from Ethiopia
Selamawit Mersha, Sonan Etefa and Rekik Alemu from Ethiopia
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Association of Traditional Chiefs of Niger's Maiguizo Kane and his colleagues
Association of Traditional Chiefs of Niger's Maiguizo Kane and his colleagues
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Bangladeshi MPs Aroma Dutta and Meher Chumki
Bangladeshi MPs Aroma Dutta and Meher Chumki
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Chief Theresa Kachindamoto from Bostwana with a fellow participant. The chief's headgear represents power and leadership from her country.
Chief Theresa Kachindamoto from Bostwana with a fellow participant. The chief's headgear represents power and leadership from her country.
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Lilly from Netherlands. She got an African tattoo for the love of Africa. The rainbow tag holder represents diversity not LGBT.
Lilly from Netherlands. She got an African tattoo for the love of Africa. The rainbow tag holder represents diversity not LGBT.
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Rebeca Hoskin-Ellis from Cook Island in New Zealand. Her head gear represents the beauty of a woman in her country
Rebeca Hoskin-Ellis from Cook Island in New Zealand. Her head gear represents the beauty of a woman in her country
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Conference MC media personality Janet Mbugua
Conference MC media personality Janet Mbugua
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Music artiste from Tanzania Mama C. Her dress code was inspired by the Maasai community in Tanzania
Music artiste from Tanzania Mama C. Her dress code was inspired by the Maasai community in Tanzania
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