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6 May 2019
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WINDHOEK, Namibia – The #MeTooNamibia movement, a coalition of human rights organisations and activists across the country that will offer support to the survivors of sexual and gender-based violence... Read more
29 April 2019
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Windhoek, NAMIBIA - Sometimes it is best to go where everyone does not know your name, but where you feel welcome just the same. It is that way for many sex workers and men who have sex with men (MSM... Read more
18 March 2019
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First Lady Madam Monica Geingos with Hon. Katherine Zappone, Minister of Children and Youth Affairs in Ireland. © UNFPA Namibia/ Emma Mbekele
Windhoek, NAMIBIA - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) supported the Office of the First Lady of the Republic of Namibia (FLON) through the One Economy Foundation to host a #BeFree... Read more
8 March 2019
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Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019  ... Read more
8 March 2019
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Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit
NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hailed the strong partnership between his government and UNFPA during a meeting with UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, at State House in... Read more
7 February 2019
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Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, Health Minister, receiving the donation of hygiene kits from UNFPA Representative.
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... Read more
8 November 2018
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WINDHOEK, Namibia, 8 November—The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) groundbreaking and far-reaching Regional Strategy for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) 2019–2030, and... Read more
7 November 2018
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WINDHOEK, Namibia, 7 November - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Namibia’s new Country Programme (CP) for 2019 to 2023 approved by the Executive Board in September 2018 is a result of a... 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
17 October 2018
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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... Read more

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