News

18 July 2014

How to address low fertility fears? Invest in young people

PRAGUE, Czech Republic – When Maryana Borisova was a teenager in Bulgaria, she seemed destined to follow the same life path as other girls in her traditional Roma community: She would get married and have her first child long before turning 18, then drop out of school and, with few job prospects, she would take care of the h...

26 June 2014

Survey highlights risky behaviours among Kosovo adolescents

PRISTINA – One in four sexually active adolescents surveyed in Kosovo say they don’t use any kind of protection against pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), a finding that points to the need for more comprehensive sexuality education in schools.

Flood aid for Bosnia

11 June 2014

UNFPA assists Balkan flood survivors

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina / BELGRADE, Serbia – Millions of people across the Balkans are facing the aftermath of the worst natural disaster to hit the region in more than a century.

18 years of UNFPA in Russia
18 years of UNFPA in Russia
Breaking the cycle of poverty and early childbirth among Roma in Bosnia
Breaking the cycle of poverty and early childbirth among Roma in Bosnia
Revisiting the Promise of Cairo
Revisiting the Promise of Cairo
Armenia's high sex selection rate
Armenia's high sex selection rate
Sound of Silence Bosnia: Rape, Legacy of War
Sound of Silence Bosnia: Rape, Legacy of War

Publications

A brief overview of child marriage practices and impacts.

Delivering for Women and Young People in EECA

An overview of UNFPA's work in the region.

A guide for working on policies and programmes to prevent cervical cancer.

The challenge of teenage pregnancy in our region...