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20 March 2019
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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... Read more
8 March 2019
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Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019  ... Read more
1 March 2019
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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... Read more
25 February 2019
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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... Read more
31 December 2018
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Mantapala Refugee Settlement, Nchelenge District: – Ruth* recently settled into her new home located in Mantapala Refugee Settlement of Nchelenge District, after fleeing the Democratic Republic of... Read more
19 December 2018
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Central Province, Zambia – The availability of skilled midwives during pregnancy and child birth remains crucial in addressing Zambia’s high maternal mortality rates, which currently stands at 398... Read more
15 November 2018
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As part of UNFPA's key actions to ensure availability of quality, timely and disaggregated data to inform policy and targeted investments at various levels and sectors, UNFPA in Zambia has pledged to... Read more
9 November 2018
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As development partners, governments, donors, experts and other agencies gather in Kigali, Rwanda from 12-15 November for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo,... Read more
26 October 2018
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more
18 October 2018
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Zambia is pleased to announce the official launch of the State of World Population 2018 report entitled “The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the... Read more

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