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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.

Orange Fest concert in Almaty

28 July 2015

World Population Day marked with aid deliveries and public events

ISTANBUL – The latest UNFPA delivery of humanitarian aid in Ukraine, a shipment of Reproductive Health Kits for the provision of obstetric and gynaecological care, was made on the eve of World Population Day to a regional perinatal centre in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

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
Знакомьтесь, это Лена
Meet Lena (Russian)


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