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13 August 2019
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From Maseru to Nairobi
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
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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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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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

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