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14 July 2016

“Accelerate Targeted Investments in Adolescent Girls” - Zambian Vice President

Her Honor the Vice President of the Republic Ms. Inonge Wina has called on all national stakeholders and cooperating partners to accelerate targeted investments in adolescent girls, as this will... Read more

25 May 2016

AfDB Annual Meetings: African Leaders Highlight Role of Affordable Energy for Sustainable Development

“It is unacceptable that 138 years after Thomas Edison developed the light bulb, hundreds of millions of people cannot have access to electricity to simply light up the bulb in Africa,” the head of... Read more

22 May 2016

Education, Employment and Empowerment of Youth Key to Sustainable Development

Speaking at the TEDxLusaka, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, UNFPA Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, highlights three key areas in which Africa needs to invest to reap the Demographic Dividend:... Read more

8 May 2016

UNFPA donates $12,000, Teaching Models and Equipment to Solwezi Midwifery School

As a demonstration of the importance UNFPA attaches to strengthening midwifery education, UNFPA has made available USD 12,000 and assorted midwifery teaching models and equipment valued at K100,530... Read more

5 May 2016

Midwives: Health Heroes for Women, Adolescent Girls and Newborns

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Zambia is pleased to join the Government, partners and the people of Zambia in commemorating the 2016 International Day of the Midwife under the theme “... Read more

9 April 2016

National Strategy on Ending Child Marriage Launched

Mansa, 8 April 2016: To support ongoing national efforts aimed at addressing child marriage in Zambia, the Government of the Republic of Zambia - with support from UNFPA, UNICEF, UKAID through the... Read more

3 December 2015

State of World Population Report 2015: "Shelter from the Storm"

More than 100 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. An estimated 26 million of them are women and adolescent girls of reproductive age. Download Report here: We live in a world... Read more

1 December 2015

Ending AIDS as a Public Health Threat by 2030: Statement on the Occasion of World AIDS Day by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin: United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Zambia is pleased to join the Government and people of Zambia and partners in commemorating the 2015 World AIDS Day under the theme "Zambia's Future:... Read more

1 December 2015

UNFPA Supports CONDOMIZE! Road Shows on World AIDS Day - Reaching Over 3,000 Women, Men and Young People

On World AIDS Day - 1 December 2015, UNFPA in collaboration with the National AIDS Council were happy to support CONDOMIZE! road shows across Livingstone, where over 3,000 women, men and young people... Read more

27 November 2015

Africa Will Only Reduce Poverty and Realize Inclusive Economic and Social Development if the Right Investments are Made in its Youthful Population: Dr. Julitta Onabanjo

Africa will not reduce poverty and realize inclusive economic and social development without the right investments in its youthful population, said Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director for UNFPA... Read more