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20 March 2019

“Safe Space” in My School Inspired Me to Claim My Rights: A Story from Rural Zambia

Chipasha’s Story Chipasha, a 25-year-old young mother and former child bride from Kaoma – a rural district in Western Zambia - shares how life skills taught through a “safe space” within her school helped her assert herself and claim her rights against child marriage. “At age 15, I dropped out of school to get married to an

1 March 2019

Leveraging Partnerships for Effective and Efficient Programme Delivery in Luapula and North-Western Provinces

In line with UNFPA’s Global Strategic Plan (2018-2021), Zambia is categorized in the “red” quadrant, requiring UNFPA’s full package of operational engagement, including: Advocacy and policy dialogue Capacity development Knowledge management Targeted service delivery of essential sexual reproductive health services and

25 February 2019

Youth Voices: Securing the future of women in Africa by standing with girls today

ACCRA, Ghana—"It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure that wherever you are, you empower girls to speak out. "Girls have to demand a space for their voices to be heard. Therefore, we urge African Governments to support and uplift girls, and make a firm decision to end child marriage." We urge African governments to support

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