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5 May 2021

Global shortage of 900,000 midwives threatens women’s lives and health, new report shows

“A 35-year-old pregnant woman came to our clinic with abdominal pain,” recalled Hawrin Yousif, a midwife in the Khazir displacement camp in the... Read more

4 May 2021

Symposium to take stock of progress on menstrual health in Africa

Around 5000 participants from Africa and worldwide are expected to track progress on menstrual health on the continent since the Call to Action was... Read more

22 April 2021
Press Release

Japan commits US$ 1.3 million to help save lives of pregnant women in Zimbabwe

The Government of Japan and the United Nations Population Fund, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, have signed a US$ 1,3... Read more

30 March 2021

UNFPA & WHO supporting teenage survivors of SGBV under Zimbabwe Idai Recovery Project

Under ZIRP, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), with financial support from the World Bank, supports Gender-Based Violence (GBV) survivors ... Read more

23 March 2021

Behaviour Change Facilitators: a critical role to ensure GBV surveillance in Hopley

In Hopley, BCFs, provide psychosocial support to survivors and refer them to Tariro Clinic, the nearest health facility that provides clinical... Read more

18 March 2021

I Am My Brother's Keeper: A Bond Strengthened Through PCC

The environment in which young people are making decisions related to Sexual and Reproductive Health is also rapidly evolving. Studies show that many... Read more

11 March 2021
Press Release

Government of China invests $1,24 million for the health of women and girls in Cyclone Idai affected districts of Zimbabwe

                                                            The Government of China and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today handed over reproductive health medical equipment and medicines as... Read more

8 March 2021

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

No woman should be denied these choices. Yet we see, one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how crises can exacerbate existing barriers that hinder the... Read more

25 February 2021
Press Release

Government, UN Set Strategic Priorities for a New Five-Year Cooperation Framework

Noting the Government of Zimbabwe’s long-standing partnership with the United Nations, Dr. Sibanda said, “the UN Cooperation Framework strategic... Read more

24 February 2021

Leadership sensitization meetings under Spotlight Initiative bear fruit as communities are encouraged to report GBV

According to World Vision, more GBV cases are being reported to service providers. BCFs continue to conduct GBV surveillance within their communities... Read more