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Engaging men to fight GBV in Azerbaijan

22 September 2017

No more silence on GBV in Azerbaijan

IMISHLI, Azerbaijan — In the small, remote villages around Imishli district, gender-based violence is largely thought of as a private matter. The stigma around the issue keeps many people from reporting incidents of violence, or even discussing them. As a result, an entire community may be aware of violence happening in a

KYRGYZSTAT signing ceremony

8 September 2017

UNFPA and Russia partner to improve population data and policies in Kyrgyzstan

UNITED NATIONS, New York — UNFPA and the Russian Federation today signed a landmark agreement on an initiative that aims to improve the data and analysis needed to implement national policies in the Kyrgyz Republic that address population dynamics and sustainable development. The signing ceremony for the KYRGYZSTAT project

Y-PEER volunteers in Turkmenistan

29 August 2017

Peer-to-peer approach helps teens in Turkmenistan make healthy choices for life

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan — Eziz, 15, was full of insecurities and concerns about his future when he called a local teen hotline last year. He had also started smoking due to peer pressure at school. Today, he is seen as a leader among his classmates and is helping other adolescents make healthier life choices. This transformation

25 August 2017

Breaking down stereotypes and changing women’s lives through sports in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina — When Vildana Imamović was a child going to school, only boys got to play football in gym class, not girls. So while her peers in other countries were hitting the pitch from the age of four or five, Imamović didn’t get her chance until she was 15 years old, in 2000. That was the year that the

Videos

Daddy, Read to Me!
Daddy, Read to Me!
Maya and modern contraceptives
Maya and modern contraceptives
Sports and gender equality
Sports and gender equality
Let's change the story - How we can end violence against women in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Let's change the story
Moldovans speak out about ageing
Moldovans speak out about ageing

Publications

A guidance document to assist in the protection and support of (potential) victims of...
A brief introduction to a new multimodal training program for clinical colposcopists