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27 July 2022
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UNFPA’s partnership with the Government of Zimbabwe began in 1981 with support to the 1982 population census

Zimbabwe releases the 2022 Population and Housing Census Preliminary Results

Zimbabwe releases the 2022 Population and Housing Census Preliminary Results Harare, Zimbabwe, 26 July, 2022 – Zimbabwe has released the 2022 Population and Housing Census Preliminary Results which... Read more

15 July 2022
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Support from the Health Development Fund ensured women with high risk pregnacies were airlifted from marooned areas to health fa

Towards zero maternal deaths - Health Development Fund supports development of midwifery E-Learning Platform

Harare,, Zimbabwe, 15 July, 2022 - The United Nations Population Fund and the Ministry of Health and Child Care with support from the Health... Read more

28 June 2022
News
Under the Spotlight Initiative engaging men and boys to prevent Gender Based Violence is key

Voice from the field: “I now stand committed and believe that men and boys must be powerful change agents”

“My name is Taurai Masikamba, I was born in 1996, November 19, in a family of five children, two boys and three girls. I’m the third child in the family. My mother passed on when I was very young and... Read more

15 June 2022
News
he Health Assistance Project for Women and Girls Affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe is China Aid funded and administe

Critical support contributing to ending maternal deaths

Birchenough Bridge Hospital is named after the iconic bridge that spans the Save river. The hospital complex is nestled a stone’s throw away from the bridge, near the main highway that connects... Read more

14 June 2022
News
UNFPA and UN Women Country Representatives signing the pledge of committment to end child marriages

Ahead of the Day of the African Child, UN agencies and partners pledge to end child marriage in Zimbabwe

Harare, 14 June 2022 – Ahead of the Day of the African Child (16 June) United Nations agencies and partners today made a pledge to promote role of women in society and end child marriage. The pledge... Read more

31 May 2022
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The European Union high level delegation at the Epworth One Stop Centre

UNFPA Zimbabwe hosts donor missions

Harare, Zimbabwe, 31 May, 2022 – The United Nations Population Fund in May hosted donor missions from the European Union (EU) and the World Bank who visited various programmes on Sexual Reproductive... Read more

23 May 2022
Press Release
UNFPA Zimbabwe has been helping restore the dignity of women and girls with fistula since 2015

UNFPA calls for support to help restore the dignity of women and girls with Obstetric Fistula in Zimbabwe

Harare, 23 May, 2022 – On this International Day to End Obstetric Fistula commemorated on 23 May each year, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called for greater support for the Campaign... Read more

6 May 2022
News
Through the World Bank supported ZIRP programme UNFPA and partners have been reaching survivors of GBV with critical services

A survivor of Gender Based Violence supported to restore her property rights

Chipinge, Zimbabwe, 6 May 2022  – For 56 year old Esnath Masinga from Hortburg (not her real name) the death of her husband brought about an unusual form of property grabbing. In her community issues... Read more

5 May 2022
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife​: Global health systems must invest in midwives

When heavy monsoon rains flooded refugee camps in Bangladesh, it was midwife Shakila Parvin who, in knee-high water, delivered twins to a hypertensive mother and stabilized her before she was rushed... Read more

21 April 2022
Press Release

Japan commits almost half a million United States dollars for increased access to Gender-Based Violence and Sexual Reproductive Health services for women and young people

Harare, 21 April 2022 – The Government of Japan has committed US$ 462,962 to strengthen Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) mitigation and response for vulnerable women... Read more

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