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18 October 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York/Zimbabwe, 18 October 2017— There is need to invest more resources to tackle the inequalities that prevent the poorest women and girls from accessing sexual reproductive... Read more
11 October 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2017 Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways.... Read more
4 October 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
3 October 2017
In the News
It’s not about a gleaming waiting room, with tiled floors, aircon, mounted televisions, beautiful furniture, portraits, magazines, coffee mixers and chilled water dispensers. It’s not about custom... Read more
15 August 2017
In the News
The subject of menstrual health is an extremely important one but one which has not been thoroughly conveyed especially to young girls. Menstrual health is of uttermost importance to every woman and... Read more
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

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