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30 June 2020
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Five things you didn’t know about practices that harm girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or psychologically, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and... Read more

28 June 2020
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Musasa expands GBV hotline under Spotlight Initiative COVID-19 response

“We had a client from Gokwe, who had been married for 4 years and had been experiencing physical abuse at the hands of her husband. At some point, she had miscarried due to the continued abuse.... Read more

25 June 2020
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Partnerships boost health sector’s COVID-19 response

Zimbabwe has been under various phases of a lockdown since March 30 this year. With the lockdown came restrictions that only saw vital staff in essential services like doctors, nurses, security... Read more

19 June 2020
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A Blight on Humanity’s Conscience

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict   Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective... Read more

15 June 2020
Statement

Bending the Arc of History Towards Justice

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the Fight Against Systemic Racism and Discrimination We are living through turbulent, trying times. This is a moment of suffering for many... Read more

9 June 2020
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UNFPA, partner SAYWHAT conduct COVID-19 Awareness Competition for Young People

“It also meant that people are now aware of the disease and they will follow the precautionary measures that they are being told to follow by health organisation like SAYWHAT (Students And Youth... Read more

9 June 2020
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Youth and COVID-19 Diaries: Tutoring brother, nursing granma and learning a new language

  Zimbabwe: 28-year-old Sharon Fadzai Muchena's Story Date of diary session: 8 May 2020  “My main worry right now is whether my sanitary [products] will take me through to the end of lockdown.”... Read more

8 June 2020
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UNFPA Zimbabwe continues to invest in safe motherhood in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic

Harare, Zimbabwe, 08 June, 2020 – Recently Zimbabwe successfully conducted the delivery of its  first case for a pregnant mother who tested positive for COVID 19. The baby was delivered through a... Read more

5 June 2020
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Youth and COVID-19 Diaries: Young, HIV positive and on lockdown alone

  Zimbabwe: 23-year-old Luckmore Pamhidzai’s Story   Date of diary session: 8 May 2020 “I lost my appetite, lost weight and I started sleeping abnormal hours because I was really stressed.” We are... Read more

2 June 2020
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UNFPA promotes menstrual health management for girls during COVID-19 lockdown

“I was very scared and I kept making a mess, even when I tried to clean up – it was hardly ever good enough” Susan Marima recounts her first menstrual period, at only 12 years old. Though Susan, now... Read more

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