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22 October 2016

#africagirls@10

Ten-year-old Temawelase is a sixth-grader in a rural community in the Hhohho region of Swaziland. Almost 4000 miles away, her age-mate Daline has just finished primary school in Yaoundé, the political capital of Cameroon. Both girls dream of a bright future and work hard at school to realize this.

19 September 2016

Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Out of School Youth Launched in Zambia

On 19th September, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Child Development launched a twelve day training on the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) curriculum for out of school youth in Zambia.

31 August 2016

How Safe Spaces for Girls are Preventing Child Marriage

Meet twelve year old Alifonsino from rural Petauke in Eastern Zambia. At age ten, Alifonsino dropped out of school due to limited support from her family. And now, Alifonsino has even more concerns on her mind.

Videos

The Demographic Dividend: Unlocking Africa's Youth Potential
The Demographic Dividend: Unlocking Africa's Youth Potential
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Straight Talk on LOVE and RELATIONSHIPS. Check out this new TUNEME Video!
Straight Talk on LOVE and RELATIONSHIPS. Check out this new TUNEME Video!
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Publications

Investing in 10-year-old girls could yield huge demographic dividend, pump billions into...
The UNFPA Zambia 2015 annual report highlights continued efforts to break the cycle of...
UNFPA in Zambia in partnership with the Government of the Republic of Zambia renewed its...

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