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1 April 2016
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On 1 April 2016, UNFPA, in partnership with Johnson & Johnson, hosted a planning workshop at the Burger’s Park hotel in Pretoria to facilitate the planning of the Youth Satellite session at the... Read more
18 March 2016
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 ‘Working together to achieve common goals’ was the running theme in Durban when 35 representatives from key KwaZulu Natal (KZN) provincial departments, civil society organizations, service providers... Read more
14 March 2016
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In his opening remarks, His Excellency Ambassador Anders Hagelberg of the Swedish Embassy in Pretoria reflected on the importance of partners coming together and as stakeholders having a platform to... Read more
7 March 2016
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For millions of women and girls around the world, gender equality and the full enjoyment of human rights remain elusive. For instance, nearly 14 million children are forced into marriage every year;... Read more
26 February 2016
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In 2013, UNFPA South Africa established a Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) to demonstrate its commitment to young people’s empowerment. UNFPA empowers young people and youth-serving organizations to... Read more
22 January 2016
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UNFPA Representative, Dr Esther Muia, pays courtesy call to Her Excellency High Commissioner Sandra McCardell at the Canadian High Commission in Pretoria on 22 January 2016.  Due to the strong common... Read more
10 December 2015
Statement
On the occasion of Human Rights Day 10 December 2015 Today, we mark the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of two landmark international treaties. Together, theInternational... Read more
1 December 2015
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This year, World AIDS Day coincides with the African conference on controlling HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Many people living with HIV, activists, government workers and... Read more
24 November 2015
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World Must End Violence against Women: Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin One in three women worldwide has experienced physical or sexual violence, most often by an... Read more

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