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11 July 2022
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World Population Day statement

World Population Day offers a moment to celebrate human progress. Our world, despite its challenges, is one where higher shares of people are... Read more

5 July 2022
News
Members of Parliament, representatives from civil society organizations, UNFPA, and SADC PF at the two-day dialogue in Kasane. ©

Parliamentarians Reaffirm Commitment to Advancing SRHR for those furthest left behind.

In May 2022, the United Nations Population Fund, in collaboration with the SADC Parliamentary Forum, the UN Resident Coordinator's Office, and... Read more

29 June 2022
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Participants from 17 health districts at the Supply Chain Management training © UNFPA Botswana/Priscilla Rabasimane

UNFPA initiates a journey to strengthen Botswana’s Supply Chain Management through training of personnel

UNFPA Botswana and its regional office of East and Southern Africa is on a path to optimize the performance of the Botswana supply chain to ensure... Read more

22 June 2022
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Panelists discussing SRHR as an essential element to achieving Universal Health Coverage

UNFPA AND MINISTRY OF HEALTH HOST A SUCCESSFUL SYMPOSIUM ON THE SCALE UP OF INTEGRATED SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES

GABORONE, Botswana- Provision of integrated SRH/HIV and SGBV services is among Botswana's health sector approaches to increasing access to and... Read more

13 April 2022
News

Leaving No One Behind in Botswana’s first digital census

Botswana's first digital Population and Housing Census kicked off successfully on Friday 18th March, with the first enumerated household being... Read more

30 March 2022
News

7 myths about unintended pregnancy debunked

Half. That is the alarmingly high proportion of pregnancies that girls and women do not deliberately choose. The neglected crisis of unintended... Read more

7 March 2022
News

Women and girls pay a heavy price during conflicts and emergencies

More than 1.7 million people, mostly women and children, have now fled from their homes in Ukraine to neighbouring countries. For them, displacement... Read more

2 December 2021
Press Release

UNFPA launches bodyright, a new ‘copyright’ symbol to demand protection from online violence

“It’s time for technology companies and policymakers to take digital violence seriously,” said UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem. “Right now... Read more

1 December 2021
Statement

Pandemics will thrive as long as inequalities do

As the world embarks on a third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot forget that we are also on the cusp of the fifth decade of the AIDS pandemic... Read more

25 November 2021
Statement

Violence in the online world is real, wrong, and it must be stopped

Violence in the online world is real. It is also wrong, and it must be stopped. It may seem like the online world is safe for women and girls. What... Read more

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