Ensuring rights and choices for all


Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, Health Minister, receiving the donation of hygiene kits from UNFPA Representative.

7 February 2019

UNFPA donates hygiene kits for women and girls impacted by Hepatitis E outbreak

WINDHOEK –  As part of ongoing efforts to eradicate an outbreak of Hepatitis E that began in December 2017, UNFPA handed over 1,600 hygiene kits to the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS). More than 142,000 people have been affected by Hepatitis E in the current outbreak in Namibia to date. Of 4,432 reported cases,

17 October 2018

Launch of State of World Population report in Namibia

WINDHOEK – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on 17 October 2018 launched its flagship State of World Population report titled, “The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition.” The report highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons

11 October 2018

A Skilled GirlForce is a force for change!

Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl   We believe in the power of girls to change this world for the better. Let’s give them the chance. Too many girls face roadblocks on their journey to adulthood. Child marriage and adolescent pregnancy force millions



UNFPA’s activities in 2018 were anchored on the premise that when the Namibian...
Looking back on our work in 2018, we made great strides in fulfilling our promise to...

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