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28 May 2018
Opinion
On the occasion of the First Regional Menstrual Health Management Symposium on 28-29 May in Johannesburg, South AfricaDr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund, East and... Read more
23 May 2018
Press Release
Today, as the world commemorates the 2018 International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, pregnancy, childbirth, and postnatal care grab our attention once again. Should we actually only focus on these... Read more
5 May 2018
Press Release
As a midwife, I know I have been trained to provide quality care to as many women, adolescents, children and new-born babies as possible in the communities. I work in a remote and poor area, and I... Read more
31 March 2018
News
Nowhere is the risk of dying during childbirth greater than in humanitarian crisis settings. Current data estimates 1 in every 2 (60%) of maternal deaths occur in countries affected by humanitarian... Read more
19 March 2018
News
Globally, it is acknowledged that securing human rights for all, especially for women and adolescent girls, is central towards achieving sustainable development. If one were to trace the origins of... Read more
8 March 2018
News
In many developing countries, girls’ safe spaces have emerged as a key strategy for the protection and empowerment of adolescent girls. In Zambia, over 550 safe spaces have been established through... Read more
8 March 2018
News
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of... Read more
7 March 2018
News
A new tool to track progress and identify gaps in health programming in Zambia has been launched. The Zambia "Integrated Health Situation Room" centralizes data for HIV, tuberculosis, maternal and... Read more
22 February 2018
News
As part of a five-day Learning Tour for U.S. Congressional Staff, organized by CARE USA and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a bipartisan delegation of U.S. Congressional staffers... Read more
6 February 2018
Statement
Joint Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem and UNICEF Executive Director  Ms. Henrietta H. Fore  On The Occasion of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital... Read more

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