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22 May 2019
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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
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
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
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
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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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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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
5 October 2018
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ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more
21 September 2018
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Women Caucus Prepare for Reforms
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund held a meeting on Friday (21/09/2018) to ensure Lesotho Women Caucus is well prepared for the up-coming women’s conference and in the national dialogue for... Read more
11 September 2018
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UNFPA Regional Director Calls for Investment in Youth
  UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Regional Director for East and Southern Africa who is also the Regional United Nations Sustainable Development Group Country Focal point for Lesotho Dr... Read more

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