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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

9 August 2017
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UNFPA REPRESENTATIVE STRESSES NEED FOR ENGENDERING NSDP II

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Representative to Lesotho Ms Nuzhat Ehsan has emphasized the need for gender to be mainstreamed into the National Strategic Development Plan II    During a... Read more

5 May 2017
Media asked to Provide Space for Maternal Health Issues

UNFPA APPEALS TO MEDIA TO PROVIDE SPACE FOR MATERNAL HEALTH ISSUES

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Representative to Lesotho Ms Nuzhat Ehsan has called upon the media in Lesotho to provide space for maternal health issues in their newspapers and programmes... Read more

4 May 2017
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King Letsie III and UNFPA Representative Concerned about Maternal Mortality

KING CONCERNED ABOUT MATERNAL DEATHS

His Majesty King Letsie III has emphasized need for Lesotho to find the source of the high maternal mortality (1024 per 100 000 live births). Speaking during a courtesy visit by UNFPA, the United... Read more

22 March 2017
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UNFPA Representative Presents Credentials

REDUCTION OF MATERNAL MORTALITY HIGH ON UNFPA'S AGENDA

  The need to support efforts towards reduction of maternal mortality in Lesotho topped the agenda when UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Representative to Lesotho Ms Nuzhat Ehsan presented... Read more

7 March 2017
UNFPA calls for concerted effort to fight GBV

UNFPA calls for concerted effort to fight GBV

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Representative to Lesotho Ms Nuzhat Ehsan has emphasized need for a concerted effort to thwart Gender Based Violence (GBV). Speaking during a meeting to... Read more

15 February 2017
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Condom Use Promotion in Mafeteng

Condoms Be Kept In Homes

  The community of Ha Ntema, Maboloka in the Mafeteng district has resolved to start keeping condoms in their households to ease accessibility for their family members.   When a team from UNFPA, the... Read more

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