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13 August 2019
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From Maseru to Nairobi

UNFPA Regional Director for ESAR on Mission to Advance the ICPD Agenda

The buildup to the upcoming International   Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Nairobi Summit on ICPD25:  Accelerating the Promise to be held in Nairobi reached fever pitch in the... Read more

10 July 2019
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Lesotho Youth Commit to Accelerating the Cairo Promise

Lesotho Youth Commitment to Accelerating the Promise of ICPD: The road to Nairobi

Young people of Lesotho signed a commitment on accelerating the implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Program of Action of 1994, during the Lesotho Youth... Read more

24 May 2019
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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
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Ending obstetric fistula: Devastating and preventable childbirth injury continues to haunt women

SIMIYU, United Republic of Tanzania – Keflene Yakobo tried to do everything right during her pregnancy. Though she was young – married at age 17 and pregnant at 19 – she was diligent about receiving... Read more

18 April 2019
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Women Walk Long distances to get water during drought

Empathy Upsurge for GBV Survivors

When a 14-year-old girl who was still in primary school was made pregnant by a Herder in her village in Mafeteng, 77 kilometers from Lesotho’s capital Maseru, she was married off to the Herder by her... Read more

26 March 2019
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UNFPA Supports Delivery of SRH Services

UNFPA and Partners Support Outreach to Deliver SRH Services

Community Health Worker Mrs Mateele Masoabi does not wish for anyone to have 10 children like she did. It is for this reason that she at times walks long distances, for hours, to ensure good health,... Read more

19 February 2019
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Involving men in IWD

IWD IN MOKHOTLONG THIS YEAR

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity... Read more

14 February 2019
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Work plan development process

EMPOWERING UNFPA IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS WITH KNOWLEDGE FOR GREATER EFFICIENCY

In a quest to contribute towards its five-year programme, UNFPA Lesotho acquainted its Implementing Partners with the 7th Country Programme of Assistance to the Kingdom of Lesotho (2019-2023). The... Read more

31 October 2018
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End exclusion of youth, if we want a better tomorrow

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—“Sexual assault and embarrassment are the risks that adolescent girls face when dealing with menstruation hygiene in emergency settings, due to the lack of separation... 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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