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26 July 2019

Nation’s health experts look to improve women’s health

WINDHOEK, Namibia - The first-ever Namibia Women’s Health Conference identified action areas to advance the goals of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the... Read more

4 July 2019

Vice President reiterates the Namibian Government support towards the unfinished Cairo Agenda

WINDHOEK,  Namibia  –  While Namibia and the world at large have yielded results toward advancing the goals of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), Vice President H.E.... Read more

28 June 2019
Despite the tremendous progress Namibia has made in reducing new HIV infections by up to 21%, new HIV infections are still occurring among young people .

Launch of the #Condomize Campaign in Zambezi Region

WINDHOEK, Namibia -  Local community leaders and residents of Katima Mulilo were all in attendance to witness the vibrant regional launch of the #Condomize Campaign that took place on the 28th of... Read more

15 June 2019

We want improved sexual and reproductive health – young people in Namibia call for support to ICPD agenda

WINDHOEK, Namibia —Strengthen our sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), especially for young people in rural areas and those with disabilities. Give us access to SRH information and... Read more

24 May 2019

People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more

22 May 2019

ICPD 25 and UNFPA@50 commemoration kicks off in Namibia

WINDHOEK, Namibia - The UNFPA Namibia Country Office on 22 May 2019 launched its Roadmap to Nairobi with a high-level reception to mark the beginning of celebrations for UNFPA’s 50th Anniversary (... Read more

6 May 2019

UNFPA supports launch of #MeTooNamibia Movement

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

“The staff at the clinic are very friendly. I am an old client so they all know me very well”

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

24 April 2019

Gearing towards a comprehensive health sector response for gender based violence

WINDHOEK, Namibia – Health workers in Namibia should be able to carry out their duties diligently following the launch of a Clinical Handbook for Survivors Subjected to Intimate Partner Violence and/... Read more

18 March 2019
First Lady Madam Monica Geingos with Hon. Katherine Zappone, Minister of Children and Youth Affairs in Ireland. © UNFPA Namibia/ Emma Mbekele

Immanuel Shifidi Secondary students engage with FLON and Irish Minister through #Befree

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