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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
20 October 2016
Feature Story
Video of 7LoEdXWIGAY 10: How our common future in Eastern Europe and Central Asia depends on a girl at this pivotal age Regional portraits and facts supplementing UNFPA’s State of World... Read more
12 October 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Director Alanna Armitage
This interview with Alanna Armitage, Director of UNFPA’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office, originally appeared in issue No. 84 of Entre Nous, The European Magazine for Sexual and... Read more
5 October 2016
Dispatch
HPV vaccine being administered
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – Free HPV vaccination will be introduced in Turkmenistan as part of joint efforts between the government and UNFPA to prevent and treat cervical cancer, the second-most-... Read more
4 October 2016
Dispatch
The new EECA MenEngage Platform.
ISTANBUL, Turkey – Rigid gender roles in many countries in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region mean that men often have limited involvement in caregiving for their children, and women face... Read more
20 September 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA Regional Director Alanna Armitage speaks at the 66th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe.
COPENHAGEN – The adoption last week of a European action plan for sexual and reproductive health was welcomed by UNFPA, which provided advocacy, technical, and coordination support to the action plan... Read more

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