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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

5 October 2018
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Africa has come a long way in addressing population and development issues

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

Women Caucus Prepares for Effective Participation in National 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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Regional Director Calls for End to Maternal Deaths

“NO WOMAN SHOULD DIE WHILE GIVING LIFE,” DR ONABANJO

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Regional Director for the Eastern and Southern Africa, Julitta Onabanjo, has expressed concern on the high rate of maternal deaths in Lesotho. “This is... Read more

11 September 2018
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UNFPA Regional Director Calls for Investment in Youth

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT - STRATEGY FOR DEVELOPMENT, DR ONABANJO

  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

19 July 2018
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COMMUNITY VOW TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST CHILD MARRIAGE

For Hloahloeng Ha Nkau, an area deep within the mountains of Lesotho, it is not uncommon for young girls aged between 15 and 20 to give birth. In this area, as in many other remote areas in Lesotho,... Read more

19 July 2018
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Community Receptive to Family Planning

HLOAHLOENG COMMUNITY VOW TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST CHILD MARRIAGE

For Hloahloeng Ha Nkau, an area deep within the mountains of Lesotho, it is not uncommon for young girls aged between 15 and 20 to give birth. In this area, as in many other remote areas in Lesotho,... Read more

24 May 2018
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Lesotho Women Parliamentary Caucus Commit to Address GBV/SRHR Issues

LESOTHO WOMEN’S PARLIAMENTARY CAUCUS VOW TO SPEAK IN ONE VOICE ON GBV & SRHR

Members of the newly formed Women’s Parliamentary Caucus in Lesotho have reaffirmed their commitment to rise above their political differences and speak in one voice on Gender, Sexual and... Read more

2 November 2017
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94.5% of Family Planning Clients Satisfied

66.1% OF HEALTH FACILITIES IN LESOTHO OFFER MODERN FAMILY PLANNING

A study on the availability of modern contraceptive methods and maternal lifesaving medicines in Service Delivery Points (SDPs) around the country has revealed that 66.1% of health facilities in... Read more

19 September 2017
Tune Me Mobile Site Launched

LESOTHO LAUNCHES “TUNE ME” MOBILE SITE

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender and Youth, Sport and Recreation and Vodacom Lesotho launched a mobile platform called “Tune Me,” (ls.tuneme.org... Read more

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