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11 July 2018

Statement by the United Nations Population Fund Executive Director, Dr Natalia Kanem on World Population Day

Family planning is a human right 11 July, 2018   Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children,” at the United Nations International Conference on Human Rights in Tehran, on 13 May 1968.   Family planning is not only a

11 July 2018

Invest in Family Planning to save women’s lives

By Dr. Esther Muia* Harare, Zimbabwe, 11 July, 2018 - Today we commemorate World Population Day. This day has been commemorated globally each year since 1989. It’s a day that focuses our attention on the importance of population issues and is therefore quite central to our work as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The

UNFPA Representative Dr Esther Muia speaking at a media briefing to mark World Population Day

11 July 2018

Press Release: UNFPA, partners call for more efforts to reach women, girls with Family Planning services & information

Harare, Zimbabwe, 11 July, 2018 – Zimbabwe has made huge progress in the provision of Family Planning for women but more efforts are required to ensure access for even those in the remotest parts of the country, according to the United Nations Population Fund and its partners -the Ministry of Health and Child Care and the

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