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14 July 2015
Opinion
World Population Day 2015 reminds us that women and girls are particularly vulnerable in humanitarian emergencies – but also play an active role in helping their communities cope with the effects of... Read more
11 July 2015
Statement
A recent United Nations report warns that the number of forcibly displaced people has risen to a record number – almost 60 million at the end of 2014. Among these, most women and adolescent girls... Read more
28 May 2015
Press Release
We, the 140 participants from 19 countries, representing governments, parliaments, civil society, young people and academia, gathered in Sofia, Bulgaria for the Regional Conference “Promoting Health... Read more
27 May 2015
Press Release
UNFPA Deputy Executive Director Kate Gilmore speaks at the regional UNFPA conference on Promoting Health and Rights, Reducing Inequalities, in Sofia on 27 May 2015
SOFIA – As world leaders gear up to adopting a new global development agenda later this year, participants at a regional conference today affirmed that people and their rights must be at the heart of... Read more
11 May 2015
Press Release
CHISINAU – Young leaders have a crucial role to play in shaping the future population and development agenda in Europe and Central Asia, participants said at the opening of a two-day conference... Read more
24 March 2015
Feature Story
GARM, Tajikistan – Life can be hard in the remote Rasht Valley of Tajikistan. Residents face high levels of unemployment and chronic power shortages. Many women have little access to information... Read more
6 March 2015
Dispatch
SKOPJE/MOGILA, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – When heavy storms hit the southern Balkans in late January, the village of Mogila 'became like Venice', according to 70-year-old resident... Read more
19 February 2015
Dispatch
YEREVAN - The UNFPA Armenia Country Office held a stakeholder meeting 18 February 2015 at which the UNFPA Armenia 2010-2015 Country Programme Evaluation Report and the UNFPA Armenia 2016-2020 Country... Read more
13 February 2015
Feature Story
ISTANBUL, Turkey – “It was a nightmare. Maybe even worse than a nightmare.” That is how Beyza,* 19, described her experience of marrying at the age of 13. Deprived of an education and facing family... Read more
11 February 2015
Dispatch
ASHGABAT – Traditional views of their role in society have often kept women in Turkmenistan from experiencing the equal rights promised by the country’s laws. Women are seen primarily as mothers,... Read more

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