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The Demographic Dividend: Invest in Human Capital

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A high fertility rate has caused a large increase in population growth, with a high dependency rate when compared to the working-age population. This dependent population presents challenges for both families and government service provision.

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Special Newsletter on the Visit of Ms. Laura Londén, Deputy Executive Director of UNFPA, to the Republic of Mozambique

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Ms. Laura Londén, the Deputy Executive Director (Management) traveled to the Republic of South Africa to participate in the 1st Anniversary of the SheDecides Movement, a global movement to encourage and empower “girls and women [to] decide about their bodies, their lives, their futures, without question.” While in the region, Ms. Londén was accompanied by Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, the Regional Director of UNFPA for East and Southern Africa, to the Republic of Mozambique from March 4 to March 6, 2018.

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State of World Population 2017

State of World Population Report

Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality.

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UNFPA Mozambique 2017 Annual Report

Annual Report

This 2017 Annual Report reflects UNFPA Mozambique’s continued commitment to our core mission of “delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.”

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Programa Geração Biz - Investing in youth

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Story of a national program that has been a school for social, academic and professional development for thousands of peer educators and government employees and throughout the years, the program has freed local communities from the stranglehold of taboos on sex, education and the role of young people in society.

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An integrated approach to mainstreaming culture, gender and human rights

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This paper presents an approach that integrates and improves responses to cultural, gender and human rights issues in programming.

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HIV Prevention for Girls and Young Women: Report Card for Mozambique

Annual Report

Nearly half of Mozambique’s population is under 15, highlighting the need to focus sexual and reproductive health efforts on adolescents and young people who are becoming sexually active. Girls and young women are particularly vulnerable. In 2005, HIV prevalence among females ages 15-24 was 10.7%, compared to 3.6% among males.

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