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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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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’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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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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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

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

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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

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Annual Report 2016: Millions of lives transformed

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