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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

8 November 2021
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Government of Botswana and United Nations sign new Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework 2022 – 2026

To mark the United Nations (UN) 76th anniversary, the Government of Botswana and United Nations in Botswana on Thursday 4 November signed the United... Read more

11 October 2021
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she moves into adulthood, shaping her future and, with it... Read more

13 August 2021
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Protecting the lives of those who protect us amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

GABORONE, Botswana: To augment the ongoing response by the Ministry of Health & Wellness (MOHW) to the rapidly escalating COVID-19 pandemic in... Read more

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