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23 May 2017
Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe, 23 May, 2017 – Nyasha  Musandu (15 – name changed to protect identity) was just 12 years old when she was forced into child marriage. At 13 she fell pregnant, suffering a still... Read more
23 May 2017
In all the years I have worked in the development community there is not one issue that touches my heart more than the problem of obstetric fistula from Senegal to Madagascar, Democratic Republic on... Read more
5 May 2017
Dispatch
GOKWE NORTH DISTRICT, Zimbabwe – After completing her nursing training at Kwekwe Hospital, Sister Violet Makaza, 29, decided to do more specialist training supported by UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
7 April 2017
Feature Story
Marvellous Zendera (22) was at risk of taking her own life through depression and despair following an abusive polygamous marriage, finding herself alone with a young baby to care for in her rural... Read more
10 March 2017
Press Release
St. Albert’s Mission Hospital, 10 March – The Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), today launched the findings from the National Teenage Fertility Study which... Read more
23 February 2017
Dispatch
Harare, Zimbabwe – Swedish State Secretary for International Development Cooperation Ms. Ulrika Modéer has pledged commitment to support the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) agenda in... Read more
6 February 2017
Statement
Joint message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February... Read more
17 January 2017
Dispatch
MASVINGO, Zimbabwe – Two years ago, Evermore left school at the age of 14 to marry a 23-year-old man. Her marriage quickly deteriorated to the point of her husband beating her and denying her food.... Read more
10 December 2016
Dispatch
Ejected from home by her family at the tender age of 17, Precious Hove found herself forced into an early marriage in a strange community. With nothing to her name, she was reliant on an abusive,... Read more
20 October 2016
Statement
UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Welcome to the release of The State of World Population 2016, published by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. This year’s report is entitled... Read more

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