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11 December 2017

Uphold the Right to Health for All to End AIDS by 2030

  Statement of UNFPA Executive Director for World AIDS Day 2017   One new HIV infection is one too many – and in 2016 there were 1.8 million. In adopting the Sustainable Development Goals, the... Read more

10 December 2017

OPINION: Our children, daughters, nieces, sisters, aunties, mothers and grandmothers deserve to live in peace and dignity

In Zambia, the problem of violence not only against women and children, but men and boys is worrisome and no longer an isolated problem, but a widespread, harrowing, tragic and daily affair that can... Read more

9 December 2017

Zambian Parliament and UNFPA Collaborate Towards Attainment of SDG 3.7 in Zambia

In 2017, UNFPA in Zambia has scaled up systematic engagement with the Zambian Parliament, as part of the organizations’ focus on ensuring resources are equitably distributed in a rights based... Read more

24 November 2017

Spouses of Zambian Traditional Leaders Commit to Safeguarding the Health and Well-bieng of Adolescent Girls

Lusaka 23-24 November 2017: Recognizing the leadership role of traditional leaders’ spouses; and in line with national efforts aimed at securing the health and wellbeing of adolescent girls, over 30... Read more

14 November 2017

Making Pregnancy and Childbirth Safer with Upgraded Maternity Wings

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with UNICEF and UNFPA, have officially handed over four upgraded maternity wings worth 10.5 million kwacha (US$ 1.5 million) at George and Ngwerere Clinics in... Read more

30 October 2017

Central and Western Provinces Receive a Development Boost with £15.5M UK Funding in collaboration with UNFPA and UNICEF

To contribute to national efforts aimed at ending preventable deaths of Women, Newborn, Children and Adolescents, the Ministry of Health; the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United... Read more

21 October 2017

#InvestingInWomen&Girls" in Zambia!

"I want to become a neurosurgeon, specialized in the nervous system. Iv been inspired by Ben Carson...and the fact that it really hurts me to see alot of people die from complications related to the... Read more

17 October 2017

The State of World Population 2017

Unchecked inequality and failure to protect the rights of poorest women could undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns   Only about half of the world’s women hold paid... Read more

11 October 2017

EmPOWER girls: before, during and after crises

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017   Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways.... Read more

10 October 2017

UNAIDS and UNFPA Launch Road Map To Reduce New HIV Infections

GENEVA, 10 October 2017 - As part of global efforts to end AIDS as a public health threat, UNAIDS, UNFPA and partners have launched a new road map to reduce new HIV infections. The HIV prevention... Read more