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23 May 2019
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Monica, a fistula survivor and a future scientist

LILONGWE, Malawi - Like many Malawian children, Monica Kaleso was excelling well in school. Her dream to be a medical doctor was on course. In 2013, at the age of 17, she started a relationship with... Read more

13 May 2019
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Allaying safe delivery anxiety among pregnant women affected by floods in Malawi through RH kits

Phalombe – MALAWI, Fasileni Kanyenga was in her eighth month of pregnancy. Each passing day, she was looking forward to a safe delivery at Chitekesa health centre in Phalombe district. Being her... Read more

12 April 2019
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The struggle of managing menstruation during crisis

NSANJE, MALAWI - On Sunday morning, Tadala was preparing to go church with her friends. It seemed a normal day for her despite heavy rains the previous night. Tadala does not live with her parents... Read more

10 April 2019
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World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019—The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more

26 March 2019
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UNFPA Malawi brings in RH kits to prevent maternal deaths among flood affected women

LILONGWE, Malawi- With one maternal death and four complicated cases already reported and more than 7000 expected deliveries – in the next three months- among the women of child bearing age displaced... Read more

15 March 2019
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Nearly half a million women and girls affected by floods in Malawi

Lilongwe- Malawi    Nearly half a million women and girls are in need of sexual and reproductive health services following recent floods in Malawi that have affected 14 out of the 28 districts.... Read more

8 March 2019
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Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hailed the strong partnership between his government and UNFPA during a meeting with UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, at State House in... Read more

26 February 2019
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UNFPA engages Malawi Editors forum on new Country Programme

Lilongwe - The Editors forum in Malawi were engaged in a dialogue session with UNFPA Malawi country team on the prevailing challenges that could slow down progress towards the achievement of the... Read more

23 January 2019
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THE NAIROBI SUMMIT TO ADVANCE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME OF ACTION

JOINT PRESS RELEASE   THE NAIROBI SUMMIT TO ADVANCE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME OF ACTION UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 January 2019 —... Read more

18 January 2019
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Malawi's 2018 Census preliminary results released

The preliminary results for the 2018 Population and housing census reveal an annual intercensal growth rate of 2.9% and an overall population growth of 35%. ‘This growth rate is typical of a country... Read more

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