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6 May 2019
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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
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“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
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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
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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

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

8 March 2019
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Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

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

8 March 2019
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Women and innovation: a blueprint for rights and choices

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

7 February 2019
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Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, Health Minister, receiving the donation of hygiene kits from UNFPA Representative.

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... Read more

8 November 2018
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Groundbreaking Regional Strategy on Sexual and Reproductive Health gets ministerial approval for Southern Africa

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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Unprecedented collaboration leads new UNFPA Country Programme

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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Respect young people's rights and reap the demographic dividend - State of World Population 2018 launch in Africa

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

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