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26 September 2019
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Family planning and safe sex should be a team effort between couples, but most men are sitting on the side-lines. While overall use of modern contraceptives worldwide doubled between 1970 and 2015,... Read more
26 August 2019
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Midwife Venera Jumabayeva assists a new mother
KANLIKUL, Uzbekistan — Darigul Kholmurodova and her family were having breakfast one morning when her pregnant daughter-in-law started to feel unwell. “She was just lying there and crying,” Darigul... Read more
16 August 2019
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ISTANBUL, Turkey — When a humanitarian crisis erupts, women are often the first to respond, and the last to leave. They serve some of the world’s most vulnerable populations and work on the front... Read more
26 July 2019
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MUNICH, Germany — What if young people on the autism spectrum could access individually tailored sexuality-education information anytime they go online? That’s just one of the innovative approaches... Read more
15 July 2019
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By Alanna Armitage and Tomas Sobotka Many countries in Eastern Europe face what is often perceived as a population crisis. Highly skilled people of reproductive age are leaving their countries to... Read more
11 July 2019
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ISTANBUL, Turkey — Do people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia enjoy more rights and freedoms than they did 25 years ago? On what issues has progress been steadiest, and which have been most... Read more
10 July 2019
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ORHEI, Moldova — “We would like to have two kids, but only after we are financially ready,” says Elena Tira, age 27. She and her husband, Mircea, are already raising a daughter who is almost two... Read more
20 June 2019
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ISTANBUL, BURSA and ESKİŞEHİR, Turkey — Since the conflict in Syria began eight years ago, more than 3.6 million people have found refuge in neighbouring Turkey, among them 1.6 million women and... Read more
17 May 2019
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Graduates from the L'Oreal-UNFPA hairdressing course in Ukraine
KYIV, Ukraine — Trapped in an abusive relationship, Olena feared for herself and her children, and struggled to provide for them as her husband remained unemployed. Today, they have a safe living... Read more
15 May 2019
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TBILISI, Georgia — When Mirian Jugheli became a father and decided to take paternity leave in order to participate more actively in raising his daughter, his decision surprised many people. “I wanted... Read more

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