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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
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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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
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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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
11 December 2018
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  Harare, 11 December 2018 – The Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprise Development with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched the Gender... Read more
10 December 2018
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Harare, 10 December 2015 –The Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today launched findings of the Demographic Dividend (DD) Study which calls for... Read more
26 November 2018
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Nyanga, Zimbabwe, 26 November -  *Dorcas Katima, (48) slowly walks into the medical examination rooms at Nyanga District Hospital. She looks nervous but the nurse gently holds her arm and reassures... Read more
9 November 2018
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As development partners, governments, donors, experts and other agencies gather in Kigali, Rwanda from 12-15 November for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo,... Read more
31 October 2018
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—“Sexual assault and embarrassment are the risks that adolescent girls face when dealing with menstruation hygiene in emergency settings, due to the lack of separation... Read more
26 October 2018
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more

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