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Date: 05/21/2019
Source: GFF
Type: In the News
Following the GFF replenishment event in November 2018 that raised more than US$1 billion for the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF), the GFF announced today that 9 countries—Chad, Ghana, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Somalia, Tajikistan, Zambia and Zimbabwe—will join the GFF, bringing the total number of GFF-supported countries to 36. Many Ministers of Finance...
Date: 04/11/2019
Source: The Herald
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Although Zimbabwe has one of the highest rates of contraceptive use in Southern Africa, sexually active adolescents who wish to protect themselves against sexually transmitted illnesses and unwanted pregnancies are not accessing them because of inconsistencies with current laws and other social and economic barriers. Difficulties in accessing contraceptives had seen adolescent girls exposed to...
Date: 01/30/2018
Source: Global Health TV
Type: FP2020 in the Media
By July 2017, more than 309 million women and girls were using modern contraception in 69 focus countries identified by Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), a movement created in 2012 by four core partners, 38.8 million more than in 2012. This information came out in FP2020’s annual report “The Way Ahead, 2016-2017,” released in December. It reported that use of modern contraception in these 69...
Date: 04/03/2017
Source: Daily News
Type: In the News
High school girls are using birth control at an alarming rate and are less likely to use condoms, making them vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), researchers say. Zimbabwe National family planning council (ZNFPC) provincial communication and marketing officer Daniel Maromo told a 2016 - 2020 strategy sensitisation and dissemination meeting in Mutare last week that some of the...
Date: 03/09/2017
Source: Face 2 Face
Type: In the News
Zimbabwean senators recently caused a contentious debate, after supporting a motion discouraging Zimbabweans from embracing birth control because it has allegedly caused a low level of investment in the country. While moving the motion in the senate late last month, Mashonaland West Senator Mike Byton Musaka said there is a direct correlation between investment and low population, according to ...
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