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1 April 2021
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UNFPA Reviews 2020 Achievements with Partners

UNFPA reviews its 2020 achievements with all partners.

Progress towards implementation of Lesotho’s commitment on the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) featured highly during the annual review meeting between UNFPA, the United... Read more

1 April 2021
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Women Now Jab Themselves with Sayanna Press

Women in Lesotho Now Jab Themselves with Sayanna Press

For many women in Lesotho, having to travel long distances to access family planning services in remote health facilities is a concern. However, that situation is changing rapidly. The Ministry of... Read more

16 March 2021
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Commission on the Status of Women 2021

Commission on the Status of Women 2021 15 March 2021 - 26 March 2021 UN WebTV After a year of restrictions, it seems fitting that the theme of the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of... Read more

8 March 2021
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Celebrating International Women's Day

International Women’s Day 2021

Statement by Dr Marc Derveeuw UNFPA Representative to Lesotho "As we commemorate International Women’s Day (March 8) this year, we do so under the theme, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal... Read more

8 October 2020
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Dignity Kits for Girls

Dignity Kits Provide Much Needed Relief to Young Girls

When Thembekile* who is 14 years old started menstruating, her aunt taught her how to use an old cloth during her periods. She also taught her about the right undergarment to use to avoid... Read more

17 September 2020
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New High-Level Commission will ensure promises made at Nairobi Summit are kept as COVID-19 pandemic threatens to turn back the clock for women’s health and rights

NEW YORK—A new High-Level Commission of advocates, experts and activists was established today to help commitments to women’s health and rights made at the November 2019 Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 stay... Read more

29 August 2020
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Youth on Accelerating the Cairo Promise

Lesotho Youth Reflect on ICPD Amidst COVID-19

A year after young people in Lesotho signed a commitment on accelerating the implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Program of Action and nine months... Read more

29 August 2020
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Women in Lesotho to Continue Accessing FP Services Amidst COVID-19

Amid the ravaging effects of COVID-19 in Lesotho, women, including those in the remotest areas, are expected to continue accessing the most needed family planning services. This after UNFPA, the... Read more

12 August 2020
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Celebrating youth day

Perspectives of Young People on Youth Day

Matseliso Motsoane It has been about 9 months since a delegation of young people from Lesotho including myself, attended the ICPD25 Summit in Nairobi. The international conference convened with the... Read more

15 July 2020
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Celebrating World Population Day in times of COVID 19

Every year on 11th July, World Population Day is commemorated globally, to heighten advocacy and raise awareness of global population issues. This year we are commemorating the day under the theme, “... Read more

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