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23 May 2013

Let's put an end to this grave global injustice - Statement on the Occasion of International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

By Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary General and UNFPA Executive Director  23 May 2013 An estimated 2 to 3 million women and girls in developing countries are living with... Read more

22 May 2013

Ministry facilitates RADs registration

The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu says his ministry has adopted a deliberate strategy to ensure and facilitate the registration of Rural Area Dwellers (RADs). He said this was... Read more

15 May 2013

SRH Programming Training for Young People

The SRH programming training for young people that was held in Mahalapye from 22 - 26 April 2013 brought together 13 participants; youth centre managers, peer educators & youth nurse (Mahalapye... Read more

22 October 2010

Women suffer worst war consequences

Women rarely wage war, but they suffer the worst of its consequences, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative, Ms Aisha Camara-Drammeh, has said. Officiating at the launching ceremony... Read more

16 July 2010

Statistics vital for development planning

The achievement of both the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Vision 2016 goals hinge heavily on the use of statistical data. This was said by the Assistant Minister of Finance and Development... Read more

7 June 2010

UNFPA donates vehicle to Department of Youth

The United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) has donated a Nissan double cab to the Department of Youth in the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture. Accepting the vehicle, the Minister of Youth,... Read more

8 April 2010

Parliament adopts Revised National Population Policy

Parliament has adopted the Revised National Population Policy, which aims at improving the quality of life and standard of living in the country. Its cardinal elements are low morbidity and... Read more

12 February 2010

BOFWA trains young advocates on SRHR

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is an object that affects young people's lives in a similar or even higher manner as their adult counterparts. The phenomenon can no longer afford to be... Read more

17 November 2008

UNFPA asks leaders to address gender insensitive practices

Leaders have been asked to address cultural practices that are not gender sensitive. GABORONE - Leaders have been asked to address cultural practices that are not gender sensitive. The ... Read more

30 October 2008

UN and Botswana sign agreement

Botswana and the United Nations have signed an agreement for an improved mechanism for the effective and efficient collaboration. GABORONE - Botswana and the United Nations have signed an agreement... Read more