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31/03/2021

This webinar, organized by UNICEF, WHO and UNFPA, discusses hand and respiratory hygiene in maternity settings during COVID-19.

17/03/2021

This webinar, organized by UNICEF, WHO and UNFPA, offers guidance on the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in maternity settings within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

17/03/2021

This webinar, organized by UNICEF, WHO and UNFPA, provides an introduction to infection prevention and control (IPC) in maternity settings within the COVID-19 context. 

04/03/2021

Wait to Wed Series: Episode 4

The legal office is buzzing with excitement today as Bahati and Fanaka prepare to televise Honourable Dalia Cumbe’s speech to her fellow parliamentarians about child marriage on International Day of the Girl. Honourable Cumbe has been working hard to petition against child marriage in parliament by using the SADC Model law to ensure that girls like Chisisi are able to live their dreams and fulfill their potential.

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26/02/2021

Wait to Wed Series: Episode 3

Bahati and Fanaka have organized a meeting with some elders, traditional leaders, teachers, health care practitioners, parents and children from their community to talk about what child marriage is and how it affects the well-being of girls. The young advocates are passionate about promoting the SADC Model Law and empowering community members to do more to eradicate child marriage.

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17/02/2021

Wait to Wed Series: Episode 2

Mrs. Mondlane pays a visit to Fanaka at the legal office to get advice on how to prevent her daughter Chisisi from being married off at a young age. Together with Bahati, they use the SADC Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage to help Chisisi and other girls who are in a similar situation.

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27/01/2021

Wait to Wed Series: Episode 1

Bahati and Fanaka are young advocates who are working to end child marriage in their community. In this episode, we learn how the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage can help them and other advocates to champion equal access for girls to education, health and rights.

This video forms part of the Wait to Wed Video & Comic Book Summaries.

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20/01/2021

On 20 January 2020, Regional Directors for UN agencies in East and Southern Africa held a joint press conference on their agencies' responses to the escalating humanitarian crisis in Mozambique, where more than half a million people have been displaced by the violent conflict.

27/10/2020

This animated video by the World Health Organization (WHO), HRP and UNFPA shows what progress has been made since the groundbreaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, Egypt, in 1994, and the prospects for sexual and reproductive health and rights in the next 25 years.

22/10/2020

Just 25 years ago, it was recognized that fulfilling the rights of women and girls lies at the heart of sustainable development. This global consensus was reached at the ground-breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. Governments recognized that unless women have control over their own sexual and reproductive health, real progress would not be made.

While advancements have been remarkable since then, in many countries they have been slow and uneven. At the Nairobi Summit 25 years later, we celebrated the unique opportunity to build on the momentum of the ICPD. Here, we look at progress in East and Southern Africa on four transformational results, as well as the gaps that remain.

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