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31 December 2021
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Displaced Activists and Health Services Providers Support Reproductive Health in Northern Mozambique

“Access to reproductive health services matters. Even in a humanitarian crisis, enabling women to make decisions regarding their own bodies is important,” states Maternal and Child Health Nurse,... Read more

3 December 2021
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Young Persons with Disabilities: Call for Equal Rights and a Life Free of Violence

“Even with support and encouragement from my family, I hid my disability because I was ashamed and afraid of being bullied.” - This is how Zainura Fabula, 17-years-old, described her everyday life... Read more

2 December 2021
Press Release

UNFPA launches bodyright, a new ‘copyright’ symbol to demand protection from online violence

“It’s time for technology companies and policymakers to take digital violence seriously,” said UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem. “Right now, corporate logos and copyrighted IP receive... Read more

1 December 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director on World AIDS Day 2021

Pandemics will thrive as long as inequalities do    As the world embarks on a third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot forget that we are also on the cusp of the fifth decade of the AIDS... Read more

25 November 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director on International Day to End Violence against Women

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Day to End Violence against Women  25 November 2021    Violence in the online world is real. It is also wrong, and it must be... Read more

29 October 2021
Press Release

UNFPA welcomes funding from KOICA to Improve Reproductive, Maternal and Adolescent Health in Sofala Province, Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), today signed and inaugurated the project: Improving Reproductive, Maternal and... Read more

11 October 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director for International Day of the Girl Child

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Day of the Girl 11 October     Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she... Read more

31 August 2021
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Towards a brighter future for girls, women, and youth in the midst of humanitarian crises

“Despite 5 days waiting to get out, fleeing Palma district with nothing, a 3-day boat trip to Pemba district, the girls we met still dream of being nurses, teachers, doctors - including one girl who... Read more

30 August 2021
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Ibo Island: Once a location for safety and refuge becomes an area in dire need

IBO ISLAND, Mozambique - Increasing threats from the conflict in Cabo Delgado drove Jamila*, a 23-year-old mother of three, to flee her home in Macomia District and on to Ibo Island in search of... Read more

30 August 2021
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Op-Ed: How to Reap a Demographic Dividend

This op-ed was first published on Project Syndicate MAPUTO – Mozambique often makes international headlines these days because of its frequent cyclones and the worsening conflict in the north of the... Read more

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