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3 December 2015
Feature Story
“I was three months pregnant and worried about what this trip would do to my baby, but I didn’t have a choice. We had to go,” says Leyla Ashur, one of the few hundred Syrians allowed to cross into... Read more
1 December 2015
Feature Story
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — Zhanna*, 36, is an HIV-positive mother of two in the conflict-affected Donetsk Region of Ukraine. She says she contracted HIV from her former partner, a man who beat and raped... Read more
2 November 2015
Dispatch
CHISINAU, the Republic of Moldova – “It is not easy at all for me to live alone,” Tudor told UNFPA. He has been living by himself since he was 13 years old, when the last of his family members moved... Read more
27 October 2015
Dispatch
CHISINAU, Moldova — A new regional training course that aims to improve the quality of sexual and reproductive health care in Eastern Europe and Central Asia was launched here 7-11 September by UNFPA... Read more
22 October 2015
Dispatch
ISTANBUL – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia), the Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) in Germany, and the World Health Organization... Read more
13 October 2015
Dispatch
SARAJEVO – Representatives from the ministries of health of countries in the Western Balkans gathered here on 15 September 2015 to discuss new ways to improve the quality of maternal, new-born and... Read more
22 September 2015
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK/ISTANBUL – With hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants moving from Greece through the Balkans to reach Western and Northern Europe, the countries along the transit... Read more
27 August 2015
Dispatch
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... Read more
13 August 2015
Dispatch
Young people in Bishkek
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... Read more
28 July 2015
Dispatch
Orange Fest concert in Almaty
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... Read more

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