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15 March 2021
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UNFPA-supported training course on demography and population dynamics enhances regional dialogue between policymakers from CIS countries

The second round of advanced training courses on population and development kicked off today with the participation of 26 public servants, representatives of academic institutions and policymakers... Read more

5 March 2021
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Bosnia and Herzegovina’s demographic troubles are real, but it’s not too late to reverse course

By: John Mosoti The presentation of our new population projections for Bosnia and Herzegovina last December sent shock waves through the country. The main message reported in the media was that if... Read more

24 February 2021
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Supermodel and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova teams up with UNFPA to end the stigma around women’s bodies and health

New York, 24 February 2021 - Supermodel, philanthropist and impact investor, Natalia Vodianova was today appointed as Goodwill Ambassador for UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health... Read more

22 February 2021
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Serbian woman promotes rights of people with disabilities during COVID-19

Mónika Zsúnyi is 26 years old and lives in Temerin, Serbia. She holds a MSc degree in Applied Mathematics, she is engaged in 3D modeling and loves to read. Living with a cerebral palsy, she is also... Read more

22 February 2021
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Amid conflict, displacement, pandemic, Syrian girls see a future in… robots

AL BAB, Northwest Syria – Bana, 12, was able to escape her hometown, the city of Aleppo, before the Syrian conflict engulfed her neighbourhood. It was the first of two times she and her family would... Read more

28 January 2021
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UNFPA renews partnership with South-eastern Europe Health Network to accelerate progress on sexual and reproductive health

ISTANBUL/SKOPJE - UNFPA renewed the partnership agreement with the South-eastern Europe Health Network (SEEHN) to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in South-Eastern Europe.  Under the... Read more

27 January 2021
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The diplomatic community lends a hand to help women’s shelters in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina – As in many parts of the world, the eight women’s shelters across the country saw rising numbers of survivors of violence seeking refuge during the pandemic. To... Read more

14 January 2021
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Change-makers in Serbia: 5 women with disabilities who are championing sexual and reproductive health

BELGRADE, Serbia — From getting a doctor’s exam to starting a family, things that many people take for granted can seem beyond reach for women and girls with disabilities. In Serbia, around 8 per... Read more

12 January 2021
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Ensuring access to sexual and reproductive health services during the COVID-19 pandemic in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — Like many people, young mother Madina Yuldosheva has been reluctant to visit her doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I stopped going in for sexual and reproductive health... Read more

12 January 2021
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Looking beyond traditional gender roles to a world where childcare and household chores are shared equally

Of all the extraordinary challenges and transformations experienced worldwide as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps the most disruptive – outside of the frontline health arena – have occurred... Read more

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