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30 May 2017
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3)	H.E. Adv. Gawanas with her daughter Amakhoe, son Sinan and grandson Hodago at the award ceremony.
WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - The United Nations Population Fund Namibia Country Office extends heartiest congratulations to H.E. Advocate Bience Gawanas, former African Union (AU) Commissioner for Social... Read more
24 May 2017
Statement
United Nations, New York, 23 May 2016 - Obstetric fistula is almost exclusively a condition of the poorest, most vulnerable and most marginalized women and girls. It afflicts those who lack access to... Read more
17 May 2017
UNITED NATIONS, New York - Increasing investments in procuring and distributing male condoms provides a significant economic returns for countries with scarce resources, a new study finds. The study... Read more
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
News
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
News
“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

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