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11 October 2022
Sifa, 19, from Quissanga in Mozambique.

Disturbing rise in teenage pregnancy, child marriage, gender-based violence  and HIV infection in adolescent girls in East and Southern Africa ​​– we need to act collectively and with urgency

Girls’ sheer resilience in the face of adversity is cause for celebration this International Day of The Girl Child. While East and Southern Africa... Read more

23 September 2022
YouthConnekt Namibia officially launched.   @UNFPA/Namibia

Youthconnekt Namibia Launched

The Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Development... Read more

25 August 2022
UNFPA Namibia Representative, Sheila Roseau received the sewing machine donation from the Embassy’s Chargé d' Affaires, Mr. Yang

Chinese Embassy donates 6 sewing machines to Maternity Waiting Home and N$84,000 to primary school in Katima Mulilo

On 23 August 2022, the Chinese Embassy in Namibia donated six (6) sewing machines to the Maternity Waiting Home at the Katima Mulilo Regional... Read more

4 August 2022
Mushongo Anna Kamuti.  @UNFPA/Namibia

Kamuti the Tailor taking on the fashion world

Mushongo Anna Kamuti is the beneficiary of a professional sewing machine and materials from the Leaving No One Behind Project funded by the... Read more

29 July 2022
Mr. Koji Hase, First Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Namibia. 

Bringing Dignity to women in Zambezi

In July 2022 the Government of Namibia took away all COVID-19 regulations and slowly but surely life is coming back to normal. However, the effects... Read more

18 July 2022
Rivaldo Kavanga

Seeing the unseen

Opinion Editorial Rivaldo Kavanga, Chairperson of the Health Committee of the Children’s Parliament, Namibia He also moderated the intergenerational dialogue on unintended pregnancies in Namibia... Read more

13 July 2022
SoWP launch

UNFPA, the Government of Namibia, and partners launched State of World Population Report 2022

Minster of Health, Hon. Dr. Kalumbi Shangula flanked by Hon. Bonifatius Wakudumo, Governor of  Kavango East Region and Hon. Emma Theofelus, Deputy Minister  of Information, Communication and... Read more

12 July 2022
Hon. Theofelus (middle) receives the 2022 United Nations Population Award from Ms. Roseau, UNFPA Namibia Representative.

Hon. Theofelus receives the 2022 UN Population Award

RUNDU, Namibia – Hon. Emma Theofelus, Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Technology was presented with the 2022 United Nations Population Award medal and diploma as the individual... Read more

11 July 2022
Cynthyia Paulo

World Population Day Statement by a victim of teenage pregnancy

I remember in 2017 when I met this guy. He was tall, quite bold and he said all the beautiful things that I wanted to hear. And in 2018, we started dating. I mean…. I was in love! Until all hell... Read more

11 July 2022
Young people’s march to the venue of the event to raise awareness of WPD.

Namibia marks World Population Day

Namibia joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Population Day on 11 July 2022, a day celebrated annually to focus attention on the urgency... Read more