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10 August 2021
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Building resilient civil registration and vital statistics systems in Africa

Building resilient civil registration and vital statistics systems in Africa

Africa Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Day is celebrated on 10 August every year, with the aim of increasing public awareness on the importance of the timely registration of vital events,... Read more

11 July 2021
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Commemorating World Population Day

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population.

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population.   For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to unintended pregnancies... Read more

7 July 2021
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Lesotho Develops Policy on Learner Pregnancy

Lesotho Develops Policy on Prevention of Learner Pregnancies

Lesotho is in the process of developing a Prevention and Management Learner Pregnancy Policy which will focus on prevention and management of Early and Unintended Pregnancy (EUP) for learners. The... Read more

28 June 2021
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Maternal Death Review shows that the loss of many women’s lives could been avoided if action was taken.

A shocking Maternal Death Review report, funded by UNFPA, was recently released by the Ministry of Health. It shows that between 2011 and 2015 a total of 215 maternal deaths were reported from the... Read more

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

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