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Revisiting the Promise of Cairo (Russian subtitles)

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Damjan is a youth advocate from Skopje who was a child in 1994 when the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo opened a new chapter by placing the needs and rights of the individual at the heart of development policies and programmes. Watch this video to see why the commitments made then are as important today as they were 20 years ago.

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Revisiting the Promise of Cairo

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Damjan is a youth advocate from Skopje who was a child in 1994 when the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo opened a new chapter by placing the needs and rights of the individual at the heart of development policies and programmes. Watch this video to see why the commitments made then are as important today as they were 20 years ago.

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Armenia's high sex selection rate

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Nearly 93,000 women will be "missing" in Armenian society by 2060 if the country's high prenatal sex selection rate remains unchanged, according to projections included in a new report released by UNFPA.

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The Legacy of Cairo: Dr. Meri Khachikyan

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Dr. Meri Khachikyan, one of the participants at the landmark 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development, speaks about what Cairo means to her, as the region gears up for a high-level conference in Geneva on 1-2 July to review progress since Cairo and agree on priorities for the future.

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The Legacy of Cairo: Dr. Tomris Türmen

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Dr. Tomris Türmen, one of the participants at the landmark 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development, speaks about what Cairo means to her, as the region gears up for a high-level conference in Geneva on 1-2 July 2013 to review progress since Cairo and agree on priorities for the future.

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Improving maternal health services in Tajikistan

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Early and continuous contact between mother and child is now encouraged, even in the incubator unit, where babies born prematurely or with health complications were being closely monitored by staff. Mothers came in regularly for feeding and bonding sessions with their babies, before being returned to their incubators.

With a high maternal mortality rate, the Tajik Government has identified maternal health as a priority area. It has applied a strategic plan for expanding services, advocacy and provision of essential medical equipment, with support from the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA.

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Improving access to family planning in rural Tajikistan

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In Tajikistan, Gulnora's independence in family planning decision-taking, is sadly in the minority in this mountainous country where conservative views hold sway in the more distant rural areas.
The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, is working with its partners in Government to change that and gradually, they are having an impact.

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