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News

12 April 2017

Passing on life-changing knowledge: the power of peer education in Swaziland

Takhona is from Shiselweni, one of the poorest regions in Swaziland. In secondary school, she started drinking alcohol, which led to an ongoing substance abuse problem. She and two friends drank before attending school, where they misbehaved and routinely got in trouble. Takhona had received her final warning from the head

6 April 2017

Reducing violence against women

"I was expelled from my uncle's family home because he found out that I was seeing a boy from my village. This situation did not please him,” says Fazlat Said Salim, 21, originally from Koimbani Oichili.

4 April 2017

Statement by UNFPA on U.S. Decision to Withhold Funding

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over.

Videos

Burundi: Improving Family Planning and Preventing Maternal Deaths
Burundi: Improving Family Planning and Preventing Maternal Deaths
28th African Union Summit on Demographic Dividend
28th African Union Summit on Demographic Dividend
UNFPA Flood Response in Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe
UNFPA Flood Response in Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe
The Day I Became a Woman
The Day I Became a Woman
iAccelerator Innovators' Journey, Rwanda
iAccelerator Innovators' Journey

Publications

Since launching in 2014, UNFPA's Safeguard Young People Programme has achieved...
This brochure provides an overview of one of UNFPA's flagship programmes - the Safeguard...
This report provides a summary of UNFPA's progress and achievements in East and Southern...
The 2015 Annual Report reflects the results of better and more precise data on the...