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8 May 2017
In the News
It was smiles all around on 4 May 2017 in Durban as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with the KZN Department of Social Development, launched the “Voices of the Youth... Read more
26 April 2017
In the News
Announced on behalf of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, we are honoured and humbled that UNFPA has won the Webby People's Voice Award and received more votes than any other... Read more
5 April 2017
Dispatch
Last year on a bright Sunday morning on the 28 August, the Deputy Minister of Social Development, Honourable Hendrietta Bogopane- Zulu, convened a girl’s assembly in the rural Mareetsane village of... Read more
4 April 2017
On the 24th and 25th March 2017 UNFPA South Africa, in partnership with the Eastern Cape Socio- Economic Consultative Council (ECSECC) and the Office of the Premier (OTP), supported a high level... Read more
3 April 2017
Dispatch
On the 31 March 2017, a high level- launch of the new MDR-TB 9 month regimen and the National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB & STIs (NSP) was held at The Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein. The MDR- TB... Read more
6 February 2017
Statement
The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030   It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting excruciating pain. It causes extreme emotional trauma that can last a... Read more
20 October 2016
Feature Story
UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin On the Occasion of the Launch of The State of World Population 2016 Welcome to the release of The State of World Population 2016, published by UNFPA, the... Read more
11 October 2016
Statement
Making Girls Count in the Sustainable Development Goals Era “Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India. Susmita has never gone to school.... Read more
11 October 2016
Feature Story
On Tuesday, 11 October 2016, the Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) under the United Nations Population Fund commemorated International Day of the Girl Child at Bhekathina High School, in Estcourt... Read more
4 October 2016
Dispatch
An innovative and creative mobile platform for young people, ilovelife.mobi, was launched today, 4 October 2016, in Madzikane Ka Zulu Memorial Hospital in Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape. With... Read more

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