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21 August 2019
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The United Nations consult young people on the development of the new United Nations Strategic Cooperation Development Framework (UNSCDF)

The UNSDCF is the United Nations Strategic Development Cooperation Framework that outlines the work of the United Nations system in South Africa and aligns priority areas with the National... Read more

27 July 2019
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Stakeholders commit to working together to find solutions aimed at addressing young people’s challenges at Nelson Mandela’s birthplace

The Eastern Cape World population Day was commemorated on the 18th July under the theme 25 years of the ICPD: accelerating the promise”. The commemoration was organised in collaboration with the... Read more

18 July 2019
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Newly appointed Member of the Executive Council for Social Development commits to funding support during World Population Day in KwaZulu Natal.

UNFPA in partnership with the Honourable MEC for Social Development, MEC N. Khoza, the executive management team from the Department of Social Development, the local leadership, including the Mayor... Read more

18 July 2019
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World Population Day observed at high level during the Department of Social Development Budget Vote 17 in Parliament

The Budget Vote Speech is a national Parliamentary requisite for all government departments to present departmental plans and budget allocations of the year.    For the first time ever, the tabling... Read more

15 July 2019
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UNFPA Representative pays courtesy call to Denmark Embassy

The purpose of the visit was to update the embassy on the work of UNFPA in South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, and Eswatini and to thank Denmark for being the 4th overall donor to UNFPA in 2018... Read more

24 May 2019
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People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more

21 May 2019
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Young people advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights interventions and Universal Health Coverage

UTHUKELA DISTRICT, South Africa—Young people face many obstacles to their sexual and reproductive health and rights, and they must work with government and partners to rectify this. “We know you have... Read more

10 April 2019
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World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019—The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more

18 January 2019
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Youth voices: Acting to end the stigma of homelessness and menstruation in Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa—Imagine, on a day when you had your period, if you had to choose between buying food or pads. What would your priority be? This difficult decision is a reality for homeless... Read more

25 November 2018
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Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign is calling upon us to stand in solidarity with survivors and... Read more

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