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18 September 2018
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“Safe spaces help us have difficult conversations as men”

MAHWALALA, Eswatini—As the world experiences climate change, deepened social and economic inequalities, and political and humanitarian crises, young people often face circumstances in which they lack... Read more

18 September 2018
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“A safe space is where I don’t feel judged"

MOTSHANE, Eswatini—As the world experiences climate change, deepened social and economic inequalities, and political and humanitarian crises, young people often face circumstances in which they lack... Read more

24 May 2018
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Swaziland Launches National Condom Strategy

POEM BY UNFPA ESWATINI AMBASSADOR FOR SAFE GUARDING YOUNG PEOPLE DURING THE LAUNCH OF THE CONDOM STRATEGY The CON in CONtrol and CONsent   To CONvince unCONditionally that you are God sent. The CON... Read more

24 May 2018
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Opinion Editorial

  Celebrating Menstruation, from Menarche to Menopause The cycle of poverty is a complex phenomenon, yet an intervention that tackles just one of its elements can make a world of difference. Take an... Read more

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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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 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 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

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