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30 June 2017
In the News
NatPharm, Harare, 30 June – 5,000 women and girls are at high risk of gender-based violence including sexual violence, as well as at high risk to maternal death or complications in flood-affected... Read more
5 June 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017—With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his... Read more
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
19 May 2017
Dispatch
Midlands State University, 19 May – "There are many problems we face on campus as students; some of my friends have had problems with drug abuse, abortions and STIs," said 24 year old Tinashe, a... 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

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