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19 August 2018
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on  World Humanitarian Day 2018   Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet... Read more
19 July 2018
News
Lusaka, Zambia: As part of its support towards increasing the availability and use of data for national development, UNFPA was pleased to hand-over various field and office supplies and equipment to... Read more
16 July 2018
News
Chongwe District, Lusaka Province: Equated to access to clean drinking water, adequate sanitation and a minimum standard of health care, access to family planning is a human right. It is the means... Read more
11 July 2018
Press Release
Statement by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund  2018 World Population Day 11 July 2018     Today, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Zambia joins the Government and people of the... Read more
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

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