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11 June 2021
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Community Leaders Trained on HIV Prevention

High HIV Prevalence Districts Targeted for HIV Prevention

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund is supporting ongoing District Orientation and Capacity Building of District AIDS Committee Members and Councilors, Community Council Secretaries and... Read more

2 June 2021
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UNFPA Forms Partnership with LHDA

UNFPA FORMS PARTNERSHIP WITH LHDA

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) have formed a partnership to address amongst others, issues relating to sexual exploitation and abuse at... Read more

31 May 2021
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UNFPA Hands Over Dignity Kits to Princess Senate

JUBILATION AS UNFPA HANDS OVER DIGNITY KITS TO THE PRINCESS

It was a jubilant occasion when UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund handed over Dignity Kits to Her Royal Highness Princess Senate Mahato Seeiso at the Royal Palace in Maseru recently.... Read more

25 May 2021
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900 UNFPA Procured Dignity Kits to be Distributed by DMA

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Representative to Lesotho Dr Marc Derveeuw has handed over dignity kits to the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Honourable Kemiso Mosenene. The... Read more

17 May 2021
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Discussing Bodily Autonomy During Launch of SWOP

Dialogue Calls for an Amendment of the Laws that Infringe on Welfare of Others

The need to start teaching consent and bodily autonomy to children and to amend laws that infringe the welfare of others were at the heart of the discussions when UNFPA, the United Nations Population... Read more

5 May 2021
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Global shortage of 900,000 midwives threatens women’s lives and health, new report shows

ERBIL, Iraq/UNITED NATIONS, New York – “A 35-year-old pregnant woman came to our clinic with abdominal pain,” recalled Hawrin Yousif, a 27-year-old midwife in the Khazir displacement camp in the... Read more

26 April 2021
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COVID19 Affects FP Uptake

Analysis Shows Decline in Family Planning Uptake Due to COVID19 Restrictions

An analysis undertaken by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund from the District Health Management System (DHMS2) has shown that COVID19 restrictions led to a 14 % decline in number of Family... Read more

14 April 2021
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Bodily autonomy: Busting 7 myths that undermine individual rights and freedoms

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, according to data from 57 countries, UNFPA’s flagship report announced today. The 2021 State of World Population... Read more

14 April 2021
Press Release

Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own

Violations include rape, forced sterilization, virginity testing, female genital mutilation and more NEW YORK, 14 April 2021 - Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to... Read more

9 April 2021
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UNFPA and DMA to Support Vulnerable Women and Girls

UNFPA and DMA Pave Way Forward for Support to Women Affected by Floods and COVID19

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the Disaster Management Authority (DMA) have paved a way forward on collaborating to support vulnerable women and girls who have been affected by the... Read more

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