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30 September 2021

The imperative of climate adaption for Africa: building resilience across societies in an inclusive manner

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—Empowered women and girls have the capacity to build resilient communities using local solutions to climate change to safeguard lives and ensure a sustainable future for... Read more

26 September 2021

Pregnancy by choice no chance: World Contraception Day

Harare, Zimbabwe, 26 September – The International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action recognised that reproductive health and rights, as well as women's empowerment and... Read more

13 September 2021

Paralegal training empowers sex workers on rights and choices

Harare, Zimbabwe, 13 September, 2021 – Talent Manyemba is a trans sex worker in Harare. Talent was recently part of the para legal training for sex workers. The training was aimed at equipping sex... Read more

31 August 2021

Community volunteer use online engagement to prevent and respond to Gender Based Violence

Harare, Zimbabwe, 31 August 2021 – The  onset of the Covid-19 pandemic since March 2021 has resulted in preventative lockdowns and movement restrictions, meant to curb the spread of the virus.... Read more

19 August 2021

United Nations Country Team Message on World Humanitarian Day

UN Country Team Message on World Humanitarian Day HARARE, 19 August 2021, Harare - The 2021 World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is dedicated to highlighting the human cost of the climate crisis. The... Read more

12 August 2021
Press Release

Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own

Harare, Zimbabwe, 12 August 2021 – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners today launched its annual report on the State of the World Population report, which shows that half of women... Read more

16 July 2021

Spotlight Initiative rewards media for ethical reporting on Gender Based Violence

Media are key allies in the fight against GBV. It is within this framework that in June 2021, 18 journalists were awarded for their ethical and gender sensitive reporting on Gender Based Violence... Read more

11 July 2021
Press Release

UNFPA calls for greater investment in SRH & GBV services for women and young people

Harare, Zimbabwe, 11 July 2021 – On World Population Day, UNFPA is calling for continued investment in the provision of Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and Gender Based Violence (GBV) services for... Read more

1 July 2021

“Taking IUCD as a nurse motivating women in the community”

Patience Makwanya is a nurse at Nhowe Mission Hospital. She is married with 3 children. She has used hormonal contraceptives (pill and Depo-Provera) which did not work for her as every woman is... Read more

30 June 2021

Strengthening Sexuality education and GBV prevention in schools: Teachers meaningfully engaged in Guidance and Counselling trainings

Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE), an integral part of Zimbabwe’s Guidance and Counselling curriculum, covers the teaching of cognitive, emotional, physical and social aspects of sexuality. It... Read more