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22 December 2020
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Regional Conference on Youth Statistics and SDGs

More than 50 experts attended an online regional conference on “Youth Statistics and the Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs],” organized by the CIS Interstate Statistical Committee with National... Read more

12 December 2020
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Let’s stop treating sexual and reproductive health care as anything less than essential

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Universal Health Coverage Day 12 December 2020 When universal health coverage became an agreed global goal just five years ago,... Read more

11 December 2020
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UNFPA-supported advanced training on demography and population brings together policymakers from CIS states

Civil servants and representatives of academic institutions in the CIS member states have participated in the first round of advanced training courses on Population Projection (PP), National Transfer... Read more

10 December 2020
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Bold grassroots campaign, Fight Like a Girl, teaches self-defense to women and girls in Ukraine, with support from the European Union

Fight Like a Girl is a new online space free from stereotypes that equips young women and girls with useful tips on legal and sexual security and physical self-defense against gender-based violence... Read more

10 December 2020
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Standing up for human rights more important than ever

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 10 December 2020 Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable for every person, is the most just and meaningful goal of... Read more

3 December 2020
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The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2020 More than a billion people: that’s how many live with a disability today... Read more

3 December 2020
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Ensuring access to lifesaving information and services for persons with disabilities during COVID-19

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — Face masks are globally recognized as a crucial tool for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, but for some people, they can also be a barrier to accessing critical information about... Read more

1 December 2020
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COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World AIDS Day, 1 December 2020 On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all... Read more

30 November 2020
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Groups already vulnerable to HIV face increased risks during COVID-19 pandemic

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Marginalized groups with high vulnerability to HIV infection – commonly known as “key populations” – face significantly increased risks during the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read more

30 November 2020
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Helping the most vulnerable survive the double pandemic of HIV and COVID-19 in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

ISTANBUL, Turkey — “They gave me your address and said that maybe you can help me. I’m stuck in New York and cannot get my antiretroviral therapy.” When Aina*, a woman from Central Asia who is living... Read more

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