UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.
17 March 2017
UNITED NATIONS, New York – “I’ve been a priest for 25 years. During this time, I’ve met a lot of families ready to terminate their pregnancy just because of expecting a girl,” said Giorgi Ugrekhelidze, a religious leader in Georgia. “In most cases, men push their wives to make this decision.” A widespread preference for sons
21 December 2016
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Ensuring human rights and gender equality in the provision of family-planning information and services is key to achieving universal access to reproductive health, one of the essential targets of the Sustainable Development Goals. Representatives of governments, healthcare organisations, and civil society
16 December 2016
BUCHAREST — Moving towards greater national ownership and financing of family planning programmes and strengthening the focus on demand generation are essential elements for ensuring contraceptive choice in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, participants said at a regional consultation meeting organized by UNFPA and