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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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