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19 April 2017
Dispatch
Taekwondo champion Farida Azizova
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... Read more
4 April 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York — 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. This decision is... Read more
17 March 2017
Feature Story
The Dedalamazishvili family in Georgia
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... Read more
21 December 2016
Dispatch
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... Read more
16 December 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA Deputy Regional Director Ian McFarlane
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... Read more
2 December 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA mobile outreach team at work in Kharkiv Ukraine
KHARKIV, Ukraine – Driven from their home in Donetsk by threats and attacks after conflict erupted in eastern Ukraine, Tetiana* and her family hoped to restart their lives in a new city, but the... Read more
1 December 2016
Dispatch
MSMIT training in Bishkek
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Harassment, discrimination, public shaming, and even violence are daily realities for men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region – realities... Read more
25 November 2016
Dispatch
Video of dHew_WhXP00   For women and girls who flee conflict: protection and opportunity! Over the past 18 months, 1.3 million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe. For women and girls... Read more
14 November 2016
Dispatch
Dr. Lela Shengelia
TBILISI, Georgia – It wasn’t easy to talk about reproductive health when Lela Shengelia was growing up in Georgia in the 1970s and 1980s. ‘As the joke went back then, “There is no sex in the Soviet... Read more
11 November 2016
Dispatch
Regional meeting in Geneva
GENEVA – Good data and strong partnerships are key to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and the 1994 ICPD Programme of Action can serve as a... Read more

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