Experts and activists discuss the trends we've seen in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in terms of realizing the rights of people with disabilities, and what needs to happen to accelerate progress in ensuring access to sexual and reproductive health and protection from violence and abuse.

The discussion took place in the margins of a conference on the rights of people with disabilities organized by UNFPA and Women Enabled International in Istanbul on 9-11 September 2019.


Highlights from the "What's Changed?" conversation on fertility, families and women's empowerment in Eastern Europe and Central Asia broadcast live from Tbilisi on 14 June 2019.


UNFPA Ukraine asked kids at a school to draw a resuscitator, a firefighter, an aerial reconnaissance specialist and a virologist. Let’s see how this exercise turned out! 


A short introduction to the Virtual Contraceptive Consultation (ViC), an online learning platform for evidence-based family planning in Eastern Europe and Central Asia provided free of charge by UNFPA to strengthen the capacities of service providers.


Four generations of women from one family in Moldova, ranging from age 10 to age 100, talk about their decisions, choices, and perspectives on marriage, children, family planning and education.


Supermodel-philantropist Natalia Vodianova hosted the first global Let's Talk event in Antalya in October 2018, which generated numerous pledges and commitments from participants to tackle taboos and stigma around women's health.


Most schools in Eastern Europe and Central Asia still don't offer comprehensive sexuality education. Advocates across the region can use this new video to make their case. (Note: This version is in Russian, with no subtitles.)


Challenges faced by older people, and the contributions they can make to society, are too often overlooked. “Don’t close your eyes - make older people visible,” says Tatiana Gregor Brzobohatá, #SDGs ambassador & former Miss World. #AgeingEqual #IDOP2018


Donna was born in Uzbekistan in 1994, the year 179 countries opened a new chapter in the way we look at population issues at the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. Twenty-five years later, Donna speaks about the progress made in improving the lives of people in our region, and the challenges that still lie ahead. #ICPD25


Forum of the Central Asian countries to discuss the role of youth in building peace in the region (UN Security Council Resolution 2250). Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 22-23 May 2018.