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On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. For its second observance, this year’s Day will focus on “Innovating for Girls’ Education”.

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While in Botswana attending the High level Meeting on Health in the post 2015 Development Agenda in March, UNFPA Executive Director (ED) met with young people to dialogue on youth development in Botswana; the progress and challenges of the ICPD. 

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Minister of Education and Skills Development, Hon Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi and the UNFPA Country Representative Ms Aisha Camara-Drammeh awarding a prize to Keakabetswe Kgosidialwa who obtained position I in category II in the 2013 Poster Contest 

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The Reference Committee for the Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) and HIV & AIDS Linkages undertook a monitoring visit to the project’s pilot sites from the 21 to 23 August 2013.

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She said the 2013 statistics indicate that 35 school girls fell pregnant at Shakawe and Matshekge senior secondary schools. Dr Venson-Moitoi said “adolescent pregnancy does not only affect the pregnant girl but also has detrimental social and economic on her family, the community and the nation at large”. She further explained that many girls who became pregnant and dropped out of school had limited future opportunities. 

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The Government of Botswana-United Nations Programme Operational Plan (GoB-UN POP) presents how the United Nations in cooperation with stakeholders including the Government of Botswana and civil society organisations, intends to contribute to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals in Botswana and support the implementation of the priorities outlined in Vision 2016 and the Tenth National Development Plan (NDP10). This revised version of the document makes adjustments to the plan developed in 2009 and implemented between 2010 and 2012.

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Access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV services is challenging for many women in rural communities in Botswana. Women who are in need of these services often have to travel long distances and wait in long queues, only to receive HIV treatment. They then have to make the same journey again the next day or the next week to access SRH services. 

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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Botswana is pleased to share with you its inaugural newsletter edition which presents interesting news and updates of programme activities implemented by several partners through UNFPA’s technical and financial support. This newsletter and subsequent issues, intend to share information on our development initiatives, priorities and interventions in the country, and also to provide a forum for dialogue and feedback on development issues with regards to Population & Development, Sexual & Reproductive Health and Gender Equality. The primary audience for the newsletter issues includes: young people, policy-makers, communities and the public in general.

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The health benefits of contraceptive use are substantial. Contraceptives prevent unintended pregnancies, reduce the number of abortions, and lower the incidence of death and disability related to complications of pregnancy and childbirth.

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Welcome to our first UN Annual Report. 2012 has been an important year for the United Nations Botswana family. Botswana is a country with an impressive record of development success. Reportedly, at independence in 1966 the country only had 12 kilometres of paved road and just 22 college graduates and was the second poorest in the world. Within just three decades, the country transformed itself into a middle income country. Today Botswana is an upper middle income country and, the effects of the HIV and AIDS epidemic notwithstanding, a shining beacon of hope across a number of areas including: the wellbeing of its citizens, the fight against corruption, global competitiveness and the quality of governance.

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