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26 June 2019
Press Release

Gvt, European Union, UN launch Spotlight Initiative to end violence against women, girls

 PRESS RELEASE Gvt, European Union, UN launch Spotlight Initiative to end violence against women, girls 26 June 2019, Harare –– the Government of Zimbabwe, the European Union and the United Nations... Read more

26 June 2019
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Cyclone Idai survivor : I knew that at this hospital I would deliver my baby safely

Maria Mwakutukusa (20) from Muchadziya area of Chimanimani was airlifted from her village to Chipinge District Hospital at the height of the devastation of Cyclone Idai. With the destruction of the... Read more

26 June 2019
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Government of Zimbabwe, EU, UN agencies, launch Spotlight Initiative to eliminate GBV and Violence against women

Harare, 26 June 2019 - The European Union (EU) and the United Nations in Zimbabwe together with the Government of Zimbabwe have launched the Spotlight Initiative, a US$34 million, 4 year programme... Read more

24 May 2019
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People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more

8 May 2019
Press Release

Zimbabwe launches State of the World Population Report with call from UNFPA and partners for greater investments in SRHR

  Harare/New York – 8 May, 2019 — The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies... Read more

15 April 2019
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"We are more empowered now," Cyclone Idai survivor

Cyclone Idai hit the eastern part of Zimbabwe, on 15 and 16 March, with Chimanimani and Chipinge districts in Manicaland Province being the most affected hardest-hit left 15,000 women and girls at... Read more

21 March 2019
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UNFPA Zimbabwe colleagues Rose Katumba and Verena Bruno listen to a pregnant survivor of Cyclone Idai in Chipinge as she narrates how her antenatal care records and medication were swept away by the floods. © UNFPA Zimbabwe

UNFPA supports sexual and reproductive health after floods cut off Zimbabwe districts

Harare, ZIMBABWE–Displaced women, among them pregnant women, have lost critical health supplies including ante-natal care records, iron supplements and ARVs, which have been washed away with their... Read more

13 March 2019
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Youth voices: Pushing past the stigma of disability and menstruation in Zimbabwe

Harare, ZIMBABWE—The night before my first period started, I had a vivid dream about how it would happen and I was afraid. The next day, it happened as in my dream and I realized I had nothing to... Read more

19 February 2019
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Laina Mutenga, her husband and two of their four children at Forefront Farm

Village Health Worker leading by example

Laina Mutenga, 42, is a village health worker who lives and works at Forefront Farm in Mashonaland East.  She has been married for 17 years with four children.  She says from the time she got married... Read more

6 February 2019
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World Cancer Day: Integration of services key in encouraging cervical cancer screening says UNFPA

Harare, 6 February 2019 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has urged public health facilities to integrate health services to ensure women are provided with an opportunity for cervical... Read more

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