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15 November 2022
Press Release
The World's Population at 8 Billion

As the world’s population hits 8 billion people, UN calls for solidarity in advancing sustainable development for all

As the world’s population hits 8 billion people, UN calls for solidarity in advancing sustainable development for all By achieving the Sustainable... Read more

11 October 2022
Statement
UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

International Day of the Girl

Today, as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl, how many ten-year-old girls are able to look forward to realizing... Read more

14 September 2022
News
UNFPA/China Medical Assistance Benefits Multitudes

UNFPA/China Medical Assistance Benefits Multitudes

For a long time, every week the Mokhotlong hospital had to refill its oxygen supply at Motebang hospital in Leribe district which is 198 kilometres... Read more

14 September 2022
News
Increasing Contraceptive Use

Lesotho Introduces Immediate Postpartum Family Planning Services in Hospitals

After delivering her fifth child at Motebang Hospital in Leribe district, 33-year-old ‘Mathabo*decided together with her husband, to immediately... Read more

13 July 2022
News
Helping Mothers Survive Bleeding After Birth

Obstetric Hemorrhage the Number One Killer of Women in Lesotho

She never forgets that fateful day in 2018 when the hospital had prepared for a mother, who was going to give birth for the fifth time to come and deliver her baby after having waited for some days... Read more

13 July 2022
News
People Access HIV and FP Services

PEOPLE AROUND VAN ROOYEN’S GATE COME IN DROVES TO ACCESS HIV AND FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES

People around Van Rooyen’s Gate Border in Mafeteng had the benefit to access Family Planning and HIV services brought closer to them when Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA), supported by... Read more

13 July 2022
News
2Gether4SRHR Project in Lesotho Amazing

IMPLEMENTATION OF 2GETHER4SRHR PROGRAMME AMAZING – PROGRAMME MANAGER

Amazing job. That is how the Programme Manager for 2Gether4SRHR programme based at the East and Southern Africa Regional Office, Richard Delate summed up the Joint United Nations (UN) Regional... Read more

20 May 2022
News
SWOP 2022 Launched

Young People Bear the Brunt of Unintended Pregnancies

The high rate of obstetric and gynaecological admissions due to abortion from 2019-2021 were among issues that came out highly during the Launch of the State of the World Population Report (2022) in... Read more

7 April 2022
Statement
ED World Health Day message

Sexual and reproductive health: a foundation of resilience and well-being for people and planet

Kaila! In Fiji, it means to cry out loud. It can announce a celebration—or be a passionate call to action. At a moment of profound planetary crisis, Fiji and other Small Island Developing States are... Read more

1 April 2022
News

7 myths about unintended pregnancy debunked

Half. That is the alarmingly high proportion of pregnancies that girls and women do not deliberately choose. The neglected crisis of unintended pregnancy is the subject of UNFPA’s flagship 2022 State... Read more

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