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
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
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
Harare, 20 October 2016 — Forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development agenda, warns... Read more
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
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
Gwanda, 9 September, 2016 – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) have a launched a One Stop Centre (OSC) at Gwanda Provincial Hospital that will provide... Read more
Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
This World Humanitarian Day, we call for global solidarity and stand together with everyone affected by crisis. We unite as one... Read more
TONGOGARA Refugee Camp clinic in Chipinge, Manicaland last week received medical equipment for its maternal ward, a move that is set to improve services at the camp’s maternal ward.
The medical... Read more