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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

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

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