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Unfinished Business: the pursuit of rights and choices for all

State of World Population Report

This year’s State of the World Population (SWOP) report comes at the 50th anniversary of the creation of UNFPA, the UN agency for sexual and reproductive health, and the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). The report analyzes the progress the world has made regarding the promises of the ICPD including putting individuals in charge of their own reproductive decisions and empowering women and girls as a precondition for development. The report also identifies areas of improvement and tells stories of women who lived through the transformative decades since the promises of the ICDP were first made.

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Special Newsletter: First Lady's Girls' Summit - Double ICPD25 & UNFPA50 Launch

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Initiated in 2018, the First Lady's Girls’ Summit in Botswana is fast gaining traction as space that breaks the barriers. The 2nd annual girls’ summit with First Lady of the Republic of Botswana Mrs Neo Jane Masisi brought together over 200 girls from 15 different schools in Tutume sub-district in a ‘safe space’ to discuss their life experiences and get empowered with critical SRH information. This year’s summit was also used to launch the celebration of the ICPD @25 and UNFPA@50 anniversaries.

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Special Newsletter: Demographic Dividend Report Launch

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Titled Opportunities and Policy Actions to Maximise the Demographic Dividend in Botswana,  this study analysed Botswana's population dynamics and age-structure changes in the medium to long-term, and the implications that these aspects will have on the countries ability to maximise its demographic dividend.

 

 

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The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

State of World Population Report

Not so long ago, most people had large families: five children, on average. Where once there was one global fertility rate, today there are many, with differences wider than at any point in human history.

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Integration of SRHR/HIV services in Botswana

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The integration of SRH and HIV services has wide acceptance and support from stakeholders in Botswana
who believe that this is an important strategy to address SRHR and HIV challenges in the country. In
partnership with UNAIDS and UNFPA, an assessment was done in 2014 of 9 pilot sites in Botswana where
SRH and HIV services were integrated. The goal of the assessment was to assess improvements and
efficiencies gained from integration of health services and describe resources necessary for successful
scale up of SRH and HIV linkages in Botswana.

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Opportunities and Policy Actions to Maximize the Demographic Dividend in Botswana

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Botswana Government committed to undertaking the study and the Demographic Dividend report was produced. Titled Opportunities and Policy Actions to Maximise the Demographic Dividend in Botswana, this study analyzed Botswana’s population dynamics and age-structure changes in the medium to long-term, and the implications that these aspects will have on the country’s ability to maximize its demographic dividend (DD).

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Population Update Newsletter

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UNFPA Botswana is pleased to share with you the Population Update Newsletter for the 3rd Quarter, 2017. 

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State of World Population Report 2017 (SWOP 2017)

State of World Population Report

The State of the World Population Report (SWOP) is launched by United Nations member states each year to address topical Population and Development issues.

The 2017 SWOP report is under the theme: “Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality”.

 

The 2017 report shows how economic inequality reinforces, and is reinforced by inequalities in sexual and reproductive health.

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Government of Botswana/UNFPA 6th Country Programme (2017-2021)

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Government of Botswana/UNFPA 6th Country Programme (2017-2021)

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UN Botswana Gender Score Card Review Report

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The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) Performance Indicators for Gender Equality Scorecard provides a global and standardised accountability framework for assessing the effectiveness
of gender mainstreaming by the UNCT. 

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