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22 May 2020
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KYIV, Ukraine – Oleksandra’s* ex-husband was waging a quiet war against her, she says, one that escalated under quarantine. She lives in the same apartment as her ex-husband and their two children.... Read more
18 May 2020
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By Alanna Armitage Across Europe, from Spain to Serbia, care homes for older people have become hotspots of COVID-19 infections. According to the World Health Organization, residents of long-term... Read more
13 May 2020
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By: Tiina Bruno, Parentsmart Employers, Sweden The rapid transition of so many employees to working at home with their children due to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought issues of balancing work and... Read more
12 May 2020
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KARAKOL, Kyrgyz Republic – When Ainura*, 30, arrived at the medical centre in Karakol she was so badly bruised that the doctor asked how she could endure the pain. It wasn’t the first time that her... Read more
8 May 2020
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ISTANBUL, Turkey — Women in the Western Balkans and Moldova face significant barriers in achieving balance between their family lives and employment. Though these barriers are invisible, they are... Read more
8 May 2020
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ISTANBUL, Turkey – The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people and communities all around the world, but the disease poses heightened risks for older persons, a fact evident in all national data. With... Read more
6 May 2020
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MERSIN, Turkey – Meryem, a Syrian refugee living in a tent settlement in southern Turkey, says her family struggles to maintain their health under even normal circumstances. Now, with more than 127,... Read more
4 May 2020
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TURKESTAN, Kazakhstan — “I’m sure any woman or girl who has survived violence remembers all her life the day when it happened for the first time,” says Indira,* a three-time survivor of sexual... Read more
28 April 2020
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BELGRADE, Serbia – Today, about six weeks after Serbia declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country has more than 7,700 confirmed cases of the disease. The Government has... Read more
28 April 2020
Press Release
More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. NEW YORK – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women... Read more

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