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Impact study of Covid-19 on older people and caregivers in Armenia

Technical Reports and Document

The COVID-19 pandemic in Armenia has severely affected older people in terms of their life and health, social and economic situation. This study looks at the impacts of COVID-19 on older people and professional caregivers and trained Red Cross (RC) volunteers in the context of general care provision in Armenia and suggests recommendations to ARCS and other stakeholders for improving the COVID-19 response and care for older people and caregivers.

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Depopulation As A Policy Challenge In The Context Of Global Demographic Trends

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Depopulation is a recurring theme, but its contemporary causes tell a new story. Population decline today is the partial result of a natural development process. A smaller population does not have to be the defining factor of a country in economic or geopolitical considerations. A population’s composition is more consequential than simply its size. This report addresses depopulation from a multi-dimensional demographic perspective, not only looking at population size and age structure, but also differentiating by level of education and labor force participation.

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Comprehensive Sexuality Education - Factsheet Series

Fact Sheet

This publication is the Comprehensive Sexuality Education Factsheet series. It present evidence of the benefits of CSE to allow advocates to develop effective advocacy campaigns and materials based on evidence particularly for Europe and Central Asia.

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Violence Against Women Living with Disabilities in South-East and Eastern Europe

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This evidence brief aims to provide information on the prevalence, causes and consequences of violence against women with disabilities, and on the access to services of women with disabilities who have been experiencing different forms of partner and non-partner gender-based violence. 

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Demographic Resilience Programme for Europe & Central Asia

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This brochure provides an overview of UNFPA’s Demographic Resilience Programme, which aims to strengthen the capacity of countries in Europe and Central Asia to respond to the profound demographic shifts the region is experiencing. 

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QGIS for digital cartography in Censuses and Surveys

Technical Reports and Document

Geospatial data is increasingly used as census modernization advances within population data systems worldwide. It is UNFPA’s aim to expand access to software and related guidelines for using these data most effectively for development, disaggregation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UNFPA’s Technical Division’s Population and Development Branch is committed to increasing the availability of both commercial (ArcGIS) and open-source (Q-GIS) GIS software and guidelines for UNFPA and our partner governments. This manual provides technical guidance on digital mapping, and analysis with QGIS, one of the most widely used free and open-source GIS packages. The manual covers all stages of digital mapping, including plotting of households within Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), creation of administrative boundaries, production of supervisor and enumerator maps, basic spatial analysis, and image processing; it also ensures that UNFPA provides National Statistical Offices and other partners with an alternative to commercial software for digital cartography in censuses and surveys.

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Demographic Dividend Atlas

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A visual snapshot of the current national status of development indicators that matter to a Demographic Dividend.

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Implications of COVID-19 for Older Persons

Technical Reports and Document

A technical brief on addressing older persons' specific needs within preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ageing populations & COVID-19 risk

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Europe is the region with the world's largest proportion of older persons. Almost 1 in 4 Europeans – 24% of the continent’s total population of 850 million – is 60 years or older.

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Gender Equality and the COVID-19 Outbreak

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A guidance note on the gender impact of COVID-19 and recommended actions for UN country teams.

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