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News

UNFPA mobile outreach team at work in Kharkiv Ukraine

2 December 2016

Helping displaced families in Ukraine feel safe again

KHARKIV, Ukraine – Driven from their home in Donetsk by threats and attacks after conflict erupted in eastern Ukraine, Tetiana* and her family hoped to restart their lives in a new city, but the tensions of the past followed them.

MSMIT training in Bishkek

1 December 2016

New tools help protect key populations from HIV

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Harassment, discrimination, public shaming, and even violence are daily realities for men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region – realities that often keep them from accessing critical HIV and STI prevention, treatment, care, and support.

Dr. Lela Shengelia

14 November 2016

Health professionals on scholarships bring good practices back home

TBILISI, Georgia – It wasn’t easy to talk about reproductive health when Lela Shengelia was growing up in Georgia in the 1970s and 1980s. ‘As the joke went back then, “There is no sex in the Soviet Union,”’ the physician-turned-policy-maker says with a laugh.

Videos

Let's change the story - How we can end violence against women in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Let's change the story
UNFPA in the Kyrgyz Repbulic
UNFPA in the Kyrgyz Repbulic
Ending violence against women & girls
Ending violence against women & girls
Gender-biased sex selection in Georgia
Gender-biased sex selection in Georgia
Sustainable Development Goals explained: Good health and well-being
SDGs Explained: Good Health and Well-being

Publications

Regional statistics and key actions to take on violence...

State of World Population 2016 Regional Supplement

When a girl reaches age 10 in our region, her world is...

Examples and ideas for how collaborative action can improve...

How UNFPA is responding to the crisis