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20 January 2021
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Maternal deaths on the decline in Manicaland as key investments pay off

Dr. Admire Maravanyika, is among the 32 health workers that have received training and facilitated on emergency obstetric and neonatal care. As the Manicaland Provincial Maternal and Child Health... Read more

10 December 2020
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Centre for GBV survivors launched under the Spotlight Initiative in Bindura 

Bindura, 7 December, 2020 - Dorcas Chimhenyu (39), of Mazowe has been married for close to 10 years. She recalls, she has never experienced abuse at the hands of her husband, until recently, when her... Read more

3 December 2020
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Treatment & support centre for survivors of Gender Based Violence launched in Zimbabwe under Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls

Press Release Treatment & support centre for survivors of Gender Based Violence launched in Zimbabwe under Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls ….as the EU, GoZ,... Read more

10 November 2020
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UNFPA to respond to GBV needs in Cyclone Idai affected areas under ZIRP project

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations’ sexual reproductive health agency and lead agency on Gender Based Violence (GBV) with support from the World Bank, under the Zimbabwe... Read more

2 November 2020
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Government of China responds to maternal health needs in Cyclone Idai affected areas

The Ministry of Health and Child Care with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and funding from the People’s Republic of China, has conducted training in Basic Emergency Obstetric... Read more

16 October 2020
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UNFPA supports partners in mining, traditional and religious communities to respond to GBV under Spotlight Initiative

GBV in mining communities According to a 2016 – 2019 Centre for Natural Resource Governance research in selected geographical mining areas in Zimbabwe, women living in the country’s mining areas are... Read more

11 October 2020
Press Release

UN Country Team in Zimbabwe joint message on International Day of the Girl Child “My Voice, Our Equal Future”- Amplifying the voices of girls on gender equality

Today the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Zimbabwe pays tribute to adolescent girls in the country as the world marks the International Day of the Girl Child under a global theme - “My voice,... Read more

11 October 2020
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Embracing the hopes and dreams of millions of girls for a gender-equal world

By Dr. Julitta Onabanjo The story of 12-year-old Amanda in Zambia, who has large dreams, is the story of millions of girls across Africa. She sees a hopeful future ahead, one in which her voice is... Read more

11 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020     It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard. Today, on the International Day of... Read more

8 October 2020
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Mobile One Stop Centres: Taking GBV services to communities

*Faith and Hope are orphaned twin sisters from Mwenezi, a remote small district south of Zimbabwe.  When their parents died, they were still very young and had to be taken in by an uncle and aunt.... Read more

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