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27 October 2021
Press Release

Zimbabwe’s Spotlight Initiative launches High-Level Political Compact to end gender-based violence, harmful practices

    Harare, 27 October, 2021 – Today, the Government of Zimbabwe, the European Union Delegation to Zimbabwe, and the United Nations in Zimbabwe launched the High-Level Political Compact (HLPC) on... Read more

26 October 2021

UNFPA Zimbabwe 2020 Annual Report

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the United Nation’s reproductive health and rights agency that began its work 50 years ago. Since 1981 UNFPA Zimbabwe has been supporting the Government... Read more

21 October 2021

World Bank recognizes UNFPA Zimbabwe for outstanding work on Gender Based Violence response in Cyclone Idai affected districts

Harare, Zimbabwe, 21 October, 2021 – The World Bank has recognised the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Zimbabwe for its innovative work in responding to and preventing Gender Based Violence in... Read more

11 October 2021

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl

Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she moves into adulthood, shaping her future and, with it, the world.  We see examples of this everywhere,... Read more

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