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28 February 2017
Feature Story
“I have seen girls become pregnant, become victims of violence and become HIV-positive, and I don't want to become one of those girls,” says Lydia Mwelwa, aged 13 years.  “I’m happy they have taught... Read more
1 February 2017
Dispatch
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Zambia is scaling up systematic engagement with the Zambian Parliament, as part of the organizations’ focus on ensuring resources are equitably... Read more
27 January 2017
In the News
Lusaka, January 27, 2017: As part of its partnership with the Government of Zambia’s efforts to increase condom availability, accessibility and use, which is key towards HIV prevention in Zambia, the... Read more
29 October 2016
In the News
In line with the theme of the 2016 State of World Population Report: "10: How our common future depends on a girl at this pivotal age", UNFPA in collaboration with UNESCO and the Government of Zambia... Read more
22 October 2016
Opinion
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... Read more
13 October 2016
In the News
Lusaka, Zambia, 10-12 October: The African Union Commission (AU) in collaboration with UNFPA and other partners organized a three-day meeting to evaluate progress of the AU Campaign to End Child... Read more
11 October 2016
Press Release
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Zambia is pleased to join the Government and people of Zambia and partners in commemorating the International Day of the Girl Child under the theme “Girls... Read more
19 September 2016
In the News
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)... Read more
31 August 2016
Feature Story
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... Read more
28 August 2016
In the News
NAIROBI, 28 August 2016. African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, agreed today on more international actions to... Read more

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