Ensuring rights and choices for all


2 December 2019

Sex workers face high HIV risks – and high barriers to care

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — As a transgender sex worker, Lila Milic has endured more than her share of mistreatment. Yet she does not feel safe seeking care and protection in the one place that should be a safe haven for all – the health facility. “One time, when I was 24 years old, I was returning home when three clients

27 November 2019

New 60+Clubs aim to promote healthy and active living for Georgia’s elderly

TBILISI, Georgia — For almost 45 years, Aziko Sisvadze worked as a professor, teaching economics to students at various universities. Now retired at age 70, he still tries to keep up with the developments in his field, visiting a library several times a week to read new publications. “I am as energetic as I was at the age of 30

Elizabeta Gjorgievska First Lady of North Macedonia, speaks at the Nairobi Summit

20 November 2019

Countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia commit to end violence against women, expand reproductive health at Nairobi Summit

NAIROBI, Kenya — All 17 countries of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region attended last week’s Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, making strong commitments to transform the region by focusing on issues such as ending violence against women, expanding access to sexual and reproductive health to all people, and harnessing the


UNFPA held a global consultation in June 2019 in Antalya, Turkey, to accelerate efforts...
Ten key trends related to implementing the ICPD Programme of Action as its 25th...

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