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15 January 2021
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In 2020, UNFPA helped respond to the urgent and unique needs of women and girls in Mozambique - thanks to our donors

In Mozambique, 2020 was a year of overlapping and complex humanitarian crises - from the covid-19 pandemic to growing insecurity in Cabo Delgado and continued recovery from 2019’s Cyclones Idai and... Read more

8 December 2020
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Managing Menstruation amidst a Cyclone and Pandemic

Adapted from stories provided by Plan International   Buzi district was one of the areas most affected by Cyclone Idai in Sofala Province, Mozambique, in 2019. Over a year later, many who lost their... Read more

1 December 2020
Statement

COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World AIDS Day   On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all those who have... Read more

1 December 2020
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Harnessing the Power of Data to Respond to and End GBV

Written by: Luísa Galvão, Gender/GBV Specialist, Spotlight Initiative, UNFPA Mozambique   Mozambique - As the saying goes, "you cannot solve a problem that you don't understand." This is critical... Read more

26 November 2020
News

After Years of Suffering, a Fistula Survivor Delivers a Healthy Baby Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

Fernanda Florinda Assane, 24, survivor of obstetric fistula, is from the District of Ancuabe in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. At the young age of 16, Fernanda  gave birth to her... Read more

26 November 2020
Statement

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day to End Violence against Women 25 November 2020   Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of... Read more

30 October 2020
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Sexual and reproductive health and GBV services critical as nearly 6,000 displaced women and children arrive in Pemba, Cabo Delgado

Since mid-October, more than 10,000 individuals (more than half of whom are women and children) are now displaced after leaving their homes to escape violence in the northern districts, arriving on... Read more

20 October 2020
News
Enumeration during a 2017 Census observation mission in Sofala Province ©UNFPA Mozambique/Karlina Salu

Ensuring everyone counts: Census data for all Mozambicans

By Alessio Cangiano, Technical Advisor, Population & Development, UNFPA Mozambique   Veronica (aged 25), lives in a small locality in the province of Nampula in northeastern Mozambique. At a... Read more

20 October 2020
Statement

Celebrating choice, freedom, rights and the role of contraception

Celebrating choice, freedom, rights and the role of contraception   By: Dr. Armindo Daniel Tiago, Minister of Health and Andrea M. Wojnar, UNFPA Representative in Mozambique This piece was published... Read more

15 October 2020
Press Release

The Government of Canada commits additional funding to ‘Rapariga Biz’ initiative as COVID-19 impacts the sexual and reproductive health and rights of vulnerable girls and young women in Mozambique

PRESS RELEASE To support the Government of Mozambique in its continued effort to mitigate the secondary impacts of COVID-19 for 250,000 of the most vulnerable girls and young women across 20 targeted... Read more

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