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21 April 2020
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pharmacist in turkey
ISTANBUL, Turkey — Natali Kopaliani thought that her trip to Istanbul would be a short one. She had travelled from her home in Georgia to neighbouring Turkey on an urgent family matter, and had... Read more
21 April 2020
Press Release
The Eurasian Women’s Network on AIDS, with support from UNFPA's Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, has launched a dedicated hotline to help people living with HIV and key... Read more
15 April 2020
Statement
Girls attend a football programme run by UNFPA and the Special Olympics in Azerbaijan
As the world confronts the COVID19 crisis with collective action, Special Olympics Europe Eurasia and the UNFPA Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia stand firm in their shared... Read more
15 April 2020
News
Woman on phone
KYIV, Ukraine – One by one, countries facing lockdowns and movement restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic are reporting alarming increases in domestic abuse. For too many women, safety from the... Read more
13 April 2020
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CHISINAU, Moldova — Young volunteers from a network of youth centres in Moldova have launched an online mobilization campaign to help stop the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).... Read more
7 April 2020
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A boy at home in Ukraine
KYIV, Ukraine – As the number of COVID-19 cases nears 1,500 in Ukraine, UNFPA is urgently distributing medical kits containing disinfectant and personal protective equipment (PPE). Bohdan... Read more
7 April 2020
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A mother plays with her child who has autism spectrum disorder
SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Irena Lozana knew something was wrong when her son Kan stopped talking and began to withdraw from other people, preferring to play alone. “Building typical friendships and... Read more
7 April 2020
Statement
Midwives training at a hospital in Uzbekistan
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem: On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA... Read more
3 April 2020
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UNFPA staff loads supplies
KOSOVO – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, women and girls are more vulnerable to abuse than ever. In Kosovo,* the Ministry of Justice has seen a 17 per cent increase in reported cases... Read more
30 March 2020
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TBILISI, Georgia — Story time has moved into the virtual realm in Georgia, where dads are stepping up to the new parenting challenges faced by families self-isolating amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “By... Read more

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