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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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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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UNFPA East and Southern Africa Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Looking back on our work in 2018, we made great strides in fulfilling our promise to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights in East and Southern Africa (ESA).Through our evidence-based advocacy and strategic engagement with different partners and stakeholders, we contributed to transforming the policy environment in the region. Many countries in the ESA region introduced and revised progressive policies regarding sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), especially on HIV prevention, child marriage and comprehensive sexuality education.

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UNFPA NAMIBIA 2018 End of Year Review Highlights and Achievements

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UNFPA’s activities in 2018 were anchored on the premise that when the Namibian population suffers from poverty, drought, maternal mortality, teenage pregnancy, gender based violence among others; it is the young people who suffer most, especially women and adolescent girls. Hence, we worked with a multitude of partners; in particular, young people themselves, to advocate for  policies and programmes that invest in and foster a positive environment for them.

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The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

State of World Population Report

Not so long ago, most people had large families: five children, on average. Where once there was one global fertility rate, today there are many, with differences wider than at any point in human history.

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Demographic Dividend Study Report 2018

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The primary objective of this study is to assess Namibia’s prospects for harnessing the demographic dividend and to identify priority options for maximising the dividend.

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UNFPA Namibia 6th CPD 2019-2023

UNFPA Country Programme Document for Namibia (2019-2023)

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This 6th Country Programme Document of UNFPA for Namibia was approved by the Executive Board on 5 September 2018 in New York. The new programme is informed by Agenda 2030 for the Sustainable Goals, Harambee Prosperity Plan and National Development Plan Five and will focus on national and sub-national interventions geared towards empowering young people, particularly adolescent girls on sexual and reproductive health issues by increasing their knowledge and skills towards adoption of protective sexual behaviors.

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UNFPA Namibia Communication Report, Jan-Jul 2018 Key Achievements

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The report provides a glimpse into the main communication achievements of  UNFPA Namibia Country Office from January to July 2018.

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United Nations Partnership Framework (UNPAF) 2019-2023, Abridged Version

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The Second United Nations Partnership Agreement Framework (UNPAF) provides a system-wide overview of United Nations system engagement and functions in Namibia for the period 2019-2023. The UNPAF is the framework under which the United Nations system will support the Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN).

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Namibia Annual United Nations Country Results Report 2016

Annual Report

Namibia Annual United Nations Country Results Report 2016

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