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29 December 2014
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CHIPINGE DISTRICT, Zimbabwe – It started out like any other delivery. When 24 -year-old Elizabeth Moyana went into labour in her village, Mabeya, near Zimbabwe’s border with Mozambique, she wanted... Read more
27 November 2014
In the News
As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, let us mobilize for the 16 days of activism from now until Human Rights Day on 10 December. Join the global... Read more
10 November 2014
In the News
HARARE/NEW YORK – “When I was working, I would not give my wife any money. I would keep what I made in my own pocket,” said John Kaponda in Epworth, Zimbabwe. “I would come home drunk, kick all the... Read more
9 October 2014
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HARARE, Zimbabwe – Fourteen-year-old Shamiso Nyamutamba has endured more than her share of tragedy. When she was three, her mother died. Two years later, her father also passed away. She went to... Read more
24 July 2014
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Today’s 1.8 billion young people are a powerful force, individually and collectively. They are shaping social and economic realities, challenging norms and values and building the foundation of the... Read more
4 June 2014
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United Nations Acting Resident Coordinator and UNICEF Representative, Reza Hosaini has called for more concerted efforts among all stakeholders in addressing maternal and child mortality in African... Read more
4 June 2014
Dispatch
Midwives do not only deliver babies; they provide a host of sexual, reproductive, maternal and newborn health services. Yet this essential care is often unavailable in poor, remote or marginalized... Read more
15 April 2014
In the News
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Conclusions of the 2014 Commission on Population and Development Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin UNITED... Read more
12 March 2014
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The United Nations in Zimbabwe in support of the Government of Zimbabwe and with the generous financial support of the Government of Sweden will launch the country’s first Joint Programme for Gender... Read more
12 March 2014
In the News
As we commemorate International Women’s Day and celebrate the many achievements of women and girls, we should also remember that for far too many, the ability to live a healthy, productive life free... Read more

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