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4 April 2017
Statement
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. This... Read more
31 March 2017
Dispatch
KAMULI, Eastern Uganda, Uganda – Health workers at Mayuge Health Centre III were concerned that Alice Nalubwama’s labour was not progressing well. “The midwife said that my contractions were weak and... Read more
22 March 2017
Press Release
16 March 2017, Mingkaman, Awerial South, South Sudan – The Government of Japan and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, donated a solar-powered electrical system to the people of Awerial to... Read more
15 March 2017
Dispatch
MAPUTSOE, Lesotho – ‘Mankaiseng Motau, 36, hurries as soon as she realizes the mobile clinic has been parked in its usual location near the factory at which she works. She wants to be the first to be... Read more
9 March 2017
Press Release
JUBA, South Sudan – The famine in South Sudan, borne out of years of war, political instability and drought, now affects more than 100,000 people. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is... Read more
8 March 2017
MUBENDE, Uganda – Edith Nambalirwa’s smile lights the bustling business district in downtown Mubende. Watching as she glides her fingers with ease, knitting strands of a customer’s hair into... Read more
7 March 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017 Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from... Read more
28 February 2017
Dispatch
LUSAKA, Zambia - “I have seen girls become pregnant, become victims of violence and become HIV-positive, and I don't want to become one of those girls,” says Lydia Mwelwa, aged 13 years.  “I’m happy... Read more
22 February 2017
Dispatch
Tafadzwa Chamonyonga, Peer Educator from Zimbabwe
HURUNGWE DISTRICT, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe – At a local clinic, a young man emerges from the waiting room holding a brightly coloured mobile tablet. Tafadzwa Chamonyonga, 19, is a peer educator... Read more
16 February 2017
Dispatch
HA NTEMA, Maboloka, Mafeteng district, Lesotho – A small community in Lesotho has agreed to take an unusual step to help its young people access condoms, to improve their sexual and reproductive... Read more

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