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27 January 2021

With access and choice to family planning commodities, #SheCanPlan her future in Mozambique

“In a country like Mozambique, where transportation and logistics of contraceptives are limited by long distances, poor infrastructure, and insecurity, the availability of contraceptives at all... Read more

25 January 2021
Evelina and Roda, newly-trained mentors from the City of Chimoio, Mozambique

The power of youth to respond and prevent GBV in Mozambique

“As mentors, we have been empowered to support young girls and women [who have survived] sexual Gender-Based Violence. Our interpersonal communication and listening skills and empathy will be... Read more

23 January 2021

Cyclone Eloise makes landfall in disaster-impacted Sofala Province in Mozambique

SOFALA, Mozambique—In the early hours of 23 January, Cyclone Eloise – a category two storm bringing winds of up to 160 kilometres per hour – made landfall in Sofala Province in central Mozambique, an... Read more

20 January 2021

Joint UN statement on humanitarian crisis and escalating violence in Northern Mozambique

Joint Statement on Mozambique by United Nations Regional Directors for East and Southern Africa The United Nations is deeply concerned by the worsening humanitarian crisis and escalating violence... Read more

19 January 2021
Press Release

UN Directors for East and Southern Africa to address media on deteriorating humanitarian situation in Northern Mozambique

MEDIA ADVISORY JOHANNESBURG – Voicing their extreme concern about the dire humanitarian and food security situation in northern Mozambique, brought on by escalating violence and displacement of more... Read more

15 January 2021

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

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

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

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

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