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11 September 2018
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Regional Director Calls for End to Maternal Deaths
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
  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 Receptive to Family Planning
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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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
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
94.5% of Family Planning Clients Satisfied
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
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
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, 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
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

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