You are here

News

12 September 2018
News

Responding to GBV in emergencies essential

Harare, Zimbabwe, 11 September, 2018 – Considering the impact of Gender Based Violence (GBV) is essential when preparing for disasters and emergencies, gender experts attending a workshop on how best... Read more

12 September 2018
News

UNFPA Sista2Sista Clubs helping young girls get their lives on track

Makonde, Zimbabwe, 12 September, 2018 - Vimbai Shumba is 18 years old. When she failed her Ordinary Level (O’ Levels) exams two years ago, she thought her aspiration to go back to school and study... Read more

12 August 2018
News

Let puts young people at the centre - UNFPA Executive Director on International Youth Day

  We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We want to build lasting peace. Therefore, young people belong at the centre of our... Read more

20 July 2018
News

Youth friendly services key to young’s people’s access to essential health services, information

  Harare, Zimbabwe, 20 July, 2018 – Youth friendly services are key to young people’s uptake of essential health services such as family planning, according to health experts who recently attended a... Read more

11 July 2018
News

Invest in Family Planning to save women’s lives

By Dr. Esther Muia* Harare, Zimbabwe, 11 July, 2018 - Today we commemorate World Population Day. This day has been commemorated globally each year since 1989. It’s a day that focuses our attention on... Read more

11 July 2018
News
UNFPA Representative Dr Esther Muia speaking at a media briefing to mark World Population Day

Press Release: UNFPA, partners call for more efforts to reach women, girls with Family Planning services & information

Harare, Zimbabwe, 11 July, 2018 – Zimbabwe has made huge progress in the provision of Family Planning for women but more efforts are required to ensure access for even those in the remotest parts of... Read more

11 July 2018
News

Statement by the United Nations Population Fund Executive Director, Dr Natalia Kanem on World Population Day

Family planning is a human right 11 July, 2018   Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their... Read more

29 June 2018
News

More women’s lives changed through fistula repair surgery

Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe, 30 June, 2018 - More than 500 women from Zimbabwe are currently on the waiting list to undergo fistula repair surgery while a total of 397 women have benefited from the surgeries... Read more

20 June 2018
News

Zimbabwe School Health Policy to promote sexual and reproductive health in schools

Harare, Zimbabwe – 20 June, 2018  – The Government of Zimbabwe has launched the Zimbabwe School Health Policy under the theme “A healthy mind, in a healthy body.” The School Health Policy, which was... Read more

7 June 2018
News

Hopley infrastructure project empowers young women

Kudakwashe Josaka (22) never dreamt she could earn enough money for herself. “When I failed to complete my Ordinary Levels, I thought that was the end of the road for me because in this country the... Read more

Pages