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15 May 2017
Windhoek, Namibia -Improving the health status of mothers and children is one of the important priorities for the Namibian government, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Loide... Read more
9 May 2017
Feature Story
Gobabis, Omaheke Region, Namibia — Each day, single mother Elizabeth Kazapua rises at 4.30 a.m. and begins her hour-long journey by foot to work at the site of a ground-breaking pilot project at... Read more
25 April 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York - UNFPA has won the Webby Award and the Webby People's Voice Award in the category of Best Use of Photography for the web feature, "16 Girls, 16 Stories of... Read more
9 February 2017
Windhoek, Namibia - In Namibia, young people are a significant proportion of the population. In 2011, 66 per cent of the population was younger than 35 years old and adolescents were about 23 % of... Read more
9 January 2017
A Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) delegation visited UNFPA Procurement Service Branch (PSB) in Copenhagen, Denmark, to gain a first-hand understanding of UNFPA procurement... Read more
16 November 2016
Dispatch
“If someone had told me that I would one day be subjected to domestic violence, I would not have believed it. I was raised to be a strong and independent woman. Many times I have asked myself why I... Read more
20 October 2016
Statement
UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin On the Occasion of the Launch of The State of World Population 2016 Today, we release The State of World Population 2016, published by UNFPA, the United... Read more
20 October 2016
Opinion
Ten-year-old Temawelase is a sixth-grader in a rural community in the Hhohho region of Swaziland. Almost 4000 kilometres away, her age-mate Daline has just finished primary school in Yaoundé, the... Read more
15 April 2016
UNFPA’s delegates pose for a picture with the First Lady’s team. From left, Ms. Nancy Kalomo, Ms.Tuli-Mevava Nghiyoonanye, Mr.Israel Tjizake (UNFPA), Ms.Dennia Gayle, Madam Monica Geingos, Ms. Cathline Neels (UNFPA), Loide Amkongo (UNFPA) and Helena Kuzee.
The UNFPA Representative to Namibia, Ms. Dennia Gayle paid a courtesy call to the First Lady of Namibia, Monica Geingos, on 6 April 2016 to discuss and explore common areas of work and potential ways... Read more
14 April 2016
UNFPA Namibia staff on 2 March 2016 joined the rest of the UN family in the country to support the Standard Bank Namibia’s Poverty Eradication Initiative, the Buy-a-Brick Project. The Buy-a-Brick... Read more

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