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1 December 2015
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
18 November 2015
Dispatch
The Country Office in South Africa had the wonderful opportunity to host Mr Björn Andersson, the UNFPA Chief of Staff in the Office of the Executive Director. Courtesy call with Ambassador of... Read more
13 November 2015
Dispatch
Report from WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division highlights progress GENEVA/NEW YORK, 12 November 2015 – Maternal deaths have fallen by 44 per cent since... Read more
4 November 2015
Dispatch
‘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
24 October 2015
Dispatch
The United Nations in South Africa today took part in the global campaign to commemorate UN Day and the 70th anniversary of the organisation. 70 students from schools in Tshwane joined UN staff and... Read more
23 October 2015
Dispatch
Planning is easy but plans mean nothing without implementation! This was the message that approximately 50 government officials, civil society partners and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA... Read more
11 October 2015
Dispatch
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on The International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October Today, as we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child, the world has... Read more
1 October 2015
Dispatch
Statement on the International Day of Older Persons Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director 1 October 2015 Sustainable Cities for All Ages Population ageing and urbanization are major... Read more
22 September 2015
Dispatch
It is widely acknowledged that South Africa’s rate of rape, as a particular form of gender- based violence (GBV) is one of the highest in the world.  According to the 2014 KPMG report “Too costly to... Read more

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