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22 September 2015

In Europe's refugee crisis, women need reproductive health care

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK/ISTANBUL – With hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants moving from Greece through the Balkans to reach Western and Northern Europe, the countries along the transit routes need urgent support to ensure that women and girls have access to life-saving sexual and reprodu...

27 August 2015

UNFPA Executive Director visits Turkmenistan

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan — New opportunities for cooperation, particularly in the areas of reproductive health and investments in youth, were on the agenda during UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin’s recent official visit to Turkmenistan.

Young people in Bishkek

13 August 2015

Sexuality education comes to Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Twelve-year old Aigul,* in eastern Kyrgyzstan, locked herself in a school bathroom and contemplated suicide. When her teacher came to investigate, Aigul confessed that she had ignored her mother’s warning not to play with boys.

Sustainable Development Goals explained: Good health and well-being
SDGs Explained: Good Health and Well-being
One in eight women in Kazakhstan experiences gender-based violence
GBV in Kazakhstan (Russian)
Adolescent pregnancy: Childhood shared with your baby
Adolescent pregnancy (Russian)
Happy Fatherhood in Kyrgyzstan
Happy Fatherhood in Kyrgyzstan
Georgian men's engagement in household duties and child care
Georgian men & gender equality


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