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5 May 2018
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 Sister Lindiwe Shongwe preparing for resuscitation after delivering a baby ©UNFPA 2018

A Story of A Swazi Midwife; Sister Lindiwe Shongwe

Lindiwe Shongwe is from Sdvwashini, a township in the outskirts of Mbabane, in the Kingdom of Eswatini. Lindiwe is a practicing midwife for more than 10 years at the Mbabane Government Hospital. She... Read more

22 March 2018
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Honourable Minister of Economic Planning and Development, Prince Hlangusempi launching the Demographic Dividend report together with the UNFPA Assistant Representative, Ms. Margaret Thwala-Tembe ©UNFPA 2017

Eswatini launches the national Demographic Dividend Study Report to empower young people

  “Eswatini, with its ever increasing numbers of young people, has the potential to harness the demographic dividend and to improve the socio-economic status of its people. -. The Demographic... Read more

8 March 2018
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Discussion panel members from left Elections and Boundaries Commission representative Mr. Mbonisi Bhembe, Traditional leadership representative Chief Mawandla Gamedze, Swaziland National Youth Council (SNYC) Representative Ms. Colisile Masilela, Coordinating Assembly of Non- Governmental organisations (CANGO) representative Ms. Lungile Mnisi, Lutsango Women’s regiment representative Princess Phumelele and Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs representative Mr. Vikinduku Manana ©UNFPA 2018

Let Us Not Leave Women Behind in Decision Making

“Li!Li!Li!Li!Li!”, ululated throngs of Lutsango women’s regiment who attended this year’s commemoration of International Women’s Day at the Royal Swazi Sun. This year’s local theme was ‘Leave No... Read more

8 March 2018
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Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

  Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world   UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities... Read more

8 February 2018
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 HIV Prevention Global Co-Leaders,UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem and UNAIDS Executive Director Mr. Michele Sedibe

Innovative strategies for Tackling HIV Prevention in the World: the role of UNFPA

Background Globally, there is much that has been done in the fight against HIV and AIDS epidemic. HIV treatment programs have significantly increased and have proven a preventive effect where the... Read more

24 January 2018
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Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem The new year is a time for reflection and for resolutions, a time to take stock of our successes and challenges, to strengthen our resolve and... Read more

17 November 2017
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Swaziland Releases Population Count from 2017 Census

Swaziland has a population of 1,093,238 people according to the 2017 Census Preliminary Results launched by the Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Paul Dlamini who was representing the Right Honourable Prime... Read more

27 October 2017
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Adolescent Girls have the Potential to Change the World; Swaziland commemorates International Day of the Girl Child

Swaziland joined the world in commemorating International Day of the Girl Child. The national theme was ‘The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision 2022’ which call for the recognition of the... Read more

27 October 2017
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Honourable Minister of Economic Planning and Development (MEPD), Prince Hlangusempi (centre) flanked by the UN Resident Coordinator Mr. Israel Dessalegne, MEPD Principal Secretary Mr. Stewart Bertram, UNFPA Representative Ms. Sharareh Amirkhalili and WFP Representative Mr.  Alberto Mendes ©UNFPA Swaziland 2017

Zero the only acceptable number in addressing Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality

  Worlds Apart Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality the State of World Population Report was officially launched by the Minister of Economic Planning and Development, Prince... Read more

11 October 2017

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child

  Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations, in many ways. Prosperity and nutrition are improving, child marriage and teenage pregnancy are declining, and female educational... Read more

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