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NATIONAL FORMATIVE CHILD MARRIAGE STUDY IN NAMIBIA

Fact Sheet

Namibia conducted a formative study on child marriage in the Kunene, Omusati, Kavango West, Ohangwena and Zambezi regions. The aim of the study is to understand the magnitude and dynamics of child marriage in order to inform the development and implementation of evidence-based prevention and response interventions.

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Covid-19 Households and Job Tracker Survey

Covid-19 Households and Job Tracker Survey

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The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) with the support of the UN and other partners conducted a multi-disciplinary study to understand how COVID-19 and the measures taken by the Namibian government impacted households and individuals in Namibia. The study was conducted between 14 March 2021 and 13 April 2021, a year to the date when the first COVID-19 cases were publicly reported to the Namibian Government.

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UNFPA Namibia Annual Report 2020

UNFPA Namibia Annual Report 2020

Annual Report

UNFPA Namibia Annual Report 2020

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The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

Publication

The State of the World’s Midwifery 2021 builds on previous reports in the SoWMy series and represents an unprecedented effort to document the whole world’s Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health workforce, with a focus on midwives. It calls for urgent investment in midwives to enable them to fulfil their potential.

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Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, Midwives Save Lives

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The aim of these personal stories from midwives and the findings in this report are to stimulate policy discussions and enable evidence-based decision-making at national and subnational levels, and to help countries meet their commitments towards the reduction of preventable maternal death.

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My Body Is My Own

State of World Population Report

We have the inherent right to choose what we do with our body, to ensure its protection and care, to pursue its expression. The quality of our lives depends on it. In fact, our lives themselves depend on it. 

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Gender Based Violence In Namibia Brief

Fact Sheet

Violence against women and girls has devastating short and long-term consequences on their health and wellbeing. These include physical injuries, depression, anxiety disorders, and even death. It is linked to negative outcomes in sexual and reproductive health, including unintended pregnancies, increase risks of miscarriage, unsafe abortions, stillbirth and increased vulnerability to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. 

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Against My Will

State of World Population Report

Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are subjected to practices that harm them physically or psychologically, or both, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities.

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UNFPA NAMIBIA ANNUAL REPORT 2019

Annual Report

This report gives a summary of the Country Office’s progress in 2019

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State of World Population 2019

State of World Population Report

Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to die giving birth. Many women were unable to decide whom and when to marry, and when or whether to have children.

A worldwide movement to give women real choices in life culminated in the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), where a consensus was reached about the links between women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive health, and rights and sustainable development.

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