News

News

19 March 2013
News
Nazmije, a mother of three daughters from a village near the city of Durrës, is one of over 1,000 Albanians from across the entire country who participated in a series of consultations organized by... Read more
7 March 2013
Statement
On the occasion of International Women's Day, I want to take this opportunity to renew the commitment of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to strengthening and expanding our efforts to do... Read more
7 March 2013
Statement
Great progress has been made on gender equality in legal terms across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, but in practice women are still often considered inferior to men – and treated accordingly. As a... Read more
15 February 2013
News
Sadaf Atoeva has worked as a midwife at the rural maternity hospital in Rudaki, a town and district in western Tajikistan, for more than 26 years. She has seen significant changes over the past years... Read more
12 February 2013
News
The reasons behind the alarmingly low usage of modern contraceptive methods in Eastern Europe and Central Asia are examined in a study published recently by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and the... Read more
7 February 2013
Press Release
ANKARA – The Director of the UN Population Fund’s Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Werner Haug, has arrived in Ankara today to discuss Turkey’s contribution to advancing global... Read more
5 February 2013
News
With the start of 2013, the global debate on population and development priorities for the 21th century has entered a critical stage in Europe and Central Asia. Two decades after the International... Read more
5 February 2013
News
The municipality of Adıyaman, located in south-eastern Turkey, in January joined a group of cities committing themselves to women-friendly urban planning. The provincial capital, with a fast-rising... Read more
29 January 2013
News
The need to ensure respect for human rights for all citizens of Kazakhstan was among the key concerns raised by participants at a townhall meeting organized by the Kazakh authorities and the UN... Read more
28 January 2013
News
“You cannot only leave policy-making on youth issues to people who are in their 50s or 60s.” Damjan Nikolovski, 24, a youth activist from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s capital Skopje,... Read more

Pages