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2 April 2021

Youth Behind Innovative Solutions to Combat Child Marriage in Mozambique

In a rapidly changing world, UNFPA needs dynamic solutions to meet the needs of young women and girls, and provide platforms and opportunities so that their voices and opinions are heard. Mozambique... Read more

2 April 2021

UNFPA statement on attacks in Palma, Mozambique

NEW YORK/MAPUTO, 02 April 2021. UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, joins other United Nations agencies in expressing its grave concerns regarding the heinous attacks in... Read more

1 April 2021

Family Planning In COVID Times

"We had to resort to the ‘rhythm’ method (a ‘calendar-based’ method where you track your menstruation history to determine when you’re most fertile), but it was not easy because it left me insecure,... Read more

22 March 2021

Maternal-child health nurse dedicated to combating maternal and neonatal mortality in Mozambique graduates from a University in Cuba

 “It is important that health professionals from rural communities have access to quality professional and technical education. This helps ensure that the population from these communities benefit... Read more

8 March 2021
©UNFPA Mozambique/Epidauro Manjate

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021 All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and... Read more

4 March 2021
Press Release

THE COST OF INACTION: UNFPA appeals for $12 million as health and safety of women and girls at risk as insecurity worsens in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique

4 March 2021 - MOZAMBIQUE - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, today launched a humanitarian appeal for $12 million USD to urgently provide life-saving sexual and... Read more

3 March 2021
Press Release

Government of Japan commits US$ 3.6M for UN Entities to provide vital assistance to displaced persons and host communities affected by the Cabo Delgado crisis

Maputo, Mozambique: Today, the Government of Japan has announced its funding commitment of $3.6 million to support UN Entities, including the World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Population... Read more

24 February 2021

South-South Cooperation in Action: Nurses come together across borders to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Tete Province, Mozambique

“I was not worried or anxious when I began my training because this was always my dream, I knew it was what I was meant to do,” Shares Nurse Rosa, who completed training at the end of 2020 through a... Read more

10 February 2021

Resilience in the face of Cyclone Eloise

It is known that during humanitarian emergencies, natural disasters or public health crises, like COVID-19, people with disabilities face greater needs, may encounter discrimination and barriers to... Read more

4 February 2021

The role of family planning in humanitarian contexts - Cyclone Eloise

SOFALA, Mozambique — Since making landfall in late January, Cyclone Eloise and the floods that have followed, have impacted more than 314,000 people, including 94,000 vulnerable women and girls.... Read more