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24 April 2017

Apply now to join regional consultation on youth, peace and security

Recent studies in the region have identified increasing youth challenges. These include low levels of employment and enterprise development, which have strong links to migration trends; inadequate supply of vocational education and leadership development training required to match private sector needs; limited engagement and

Taekwondo champion Farida Azizova

19 April 2017

Taekwondo champion fights gender inequality in Azerbaijan

UNITED NATIONS, New York/BAKU, Azerbaijan – “As you know, in this society, we have problems with equality between men and women,” said Farida Azizova, a 21-year-old taekwondo champion from Azerbaijan. She knows all too well the barriers women face. “I would say that in all types of sports, you will rarely see girls, maybe 5 to

4 April 2017

Statement by UNFPA on U.S. Decision to Withhold Funding

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over.

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A framework for advancing contraceptive choices and supplies for universal access to...
A summary of data on young people’s lives in CIS countries
A portrait of young people’s lives in CIS countries
Celebrating the positive changes that have occurred in SRH throughout the European...