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3 December 2020
Statement

The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2020 More than a... Read more

1 December 2020
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COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV

On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all those who have lost their lives to AIDS, and... Read more

25 November 2020
Statement

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women Enough! That’s what we say, today... Read more

24 November 2020
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3000 Blind and Partially Sighted persons receive Braille COVID-19 Key Messages

Gaborone, BOTSWANA- Even under normal circumstances, persons with disabilities face discrimination and exclusion from services and decision-making.... Read more

11 November 2020
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I never thought it could happen to me

In 2017, Ikgopoleng Keabetswe reunited with the father of her first child whom she met when she was 16 years old. Two months into the relationship,... Read more

11 November 2020
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TEENAGE PREGNANCY: RETURNING TO SCHOOL AFTER

Olorato Bathoeng fell pregnant in 2015 at 17 years old, becoming one of a growing number of adolescent girls in Botswana who are forced to drop out... Read more

27 October 2020
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Leveraging the Power of Media to End Gender Based Violence

Gaborone, BOTSWANA- In an effort to eradicate gender-based violence (GBV), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) organized a one day orientation... Read more

24 October 2020
News

Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the United Nations

As much as anniversaries celebrate what came before, this year’s United Nations Day—marking the Charter of the United Nations entering into force—... Read more

20 October 2020
Statement

Trusting statistics to tell the story

A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-being, problems and prospects, and socio-economic... Read more

11 October 2020
News

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard. Today, on the International Day of the Girl, let’s commit to listening to and lifting up girls... Read more

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