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2 December 2019
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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... Read more
27 November 2019
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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... Read more
20 November 2019
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Elizabeta Gjorgievska First Lady of North Macedonia, speaks at the 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... Read more
14 November 2019
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NAIROBI, Kenya — The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths, unmet need for family... Read more
11 November 2019
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NAIROBI, Kenya — Actions to save mothers’ lives, meet the global demand for contraception and stop violence against women and girls by 2030 are the focus of a three-day global summit that begins here... Read more
4 November 2019
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Panel discussion on what's changed for people with disabilities in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
ISTANBUL, Turkey — When Lyazzat Kaltayeva became disabled at the age of seven, she thought her world had narrowed forever. “I couldn’t even imagine that I would have the possibility to go out freely... Read more
22 October 2019
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By Alanna Armitage In more and more countries around the world, population numbers are starting to fall, but no region is more affected by this change than Eastern Europe. The latest population... Read more
22 October 2019
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SARAJEVO – Investing in human capital, especially people’s health, education and innovative potential, is a key strategy for responding to demographic change in South-East Europe, participants... Read more
18 October 2019
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TIRANA, Albania — “As a teacher, but more so as a parent, I would like my child to know as much as possible about sexuality education,” says Oriana Osmani, an educator in Albania. “But our society... Read more
15 October 2019
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Learning about sexuality is an integral part of growing up. Age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education helps children and young people understand their changing bodies and feelings, and... Read more

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