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22 March 2019
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Bringing new life in the midst of devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

Matundo, MOZAMBIQUE—When their home began to flood shortly before midnight on 15 March, heavily pregnant Tina Patissone, 30, grabbed her 4 children and braved strong winds to reach 3rd of January... Read more

22 March 2019
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Bringing new life in the midst of Cyclone IDAI

When the floods began on 15 March, Tina Patissone, 30, heavily pregnant, grabbed her 4 children at 11 pm and ran through the strong wind to the Secondary School where other people had gathered, when... Read more

21 March 2019
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UNFPA provides humanitarian assistance to Mozambique in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai

MOZAMBIQUE—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is providing humanitarian assistance to Mozambique in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai to protect the health and well-being of women, through... Read more

11 March 2019
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In Mozambique, violence is usually perpetrated by a family member or close relative

Maputo, Mozambique - "I was tired, I needed to do something, I felt useless and without strength. I could no longer witness the physical, psychological and verbal abuse my mother was suffering at... Read more

8 March 2019
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Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hailed the strong partnership between his government and UNFPA during a meeting with UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, at State House in... Read more

24 January 2019
Press Release

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

THE NAIROBI SUMMIT TO ADVANCE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME OF ACTION   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 January 2019 — The Government of the... Read more

12 December 2018
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From an Obstetric Fistula survivor to an advocate for girls rights: a journey shared by thousands of girls and women in Mozambique

Opinion-Editorial Andrea M. Wojnar, UNFPA Mozambique, Resident Representative The ability of girls and women to control their own bodies is fundamental to their empowerment. Protecting and promoting... Read more

26 November 2018
Statement

From an Obstetric Fistula survivor to an advocate for girls rights: a journey shared by thousands of girls and women in Mozambique

Opinion-Editorial Andrea M. Wojnar, UNFPA Mozambique, Resident Representative The ability of girls and women to control their own bodies is fundamental to their empowerment. Protecting and promoting... Read more

25 November 2018
Statement

Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and... Read more

9 November 2018
News

Manufacturing condoms in Africa: an urgent health and economic priority

As development partners, governments, donors, experts and other agencies gather in Kigali, Rwanda from 12-15 November for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo,... Read more

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