"I have wings to fly, I see no limits." Fathers in Azerbaijan share their affirmations, and affection, with their daughters.


Many women with disabilities still face huge difficulties when they are pregnant, after their baby is born, and in accessing sexual and reproductive health services in general, due to stigma, discrimination and physical access barriers. Many give up on having a family altogether. Watch Svetlana, 25, from Moldova talk about how she persisted and why she named her son Danu (Yes-no in English).

This video has been published by UNFPA as part of the regional launch of The State of World Population 2017.

Fathers in Ukraine participate in a series of story-reading sessions with their kids.


Maya does not use modern contraceptives. Her story is not uncommon in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, where 17 million women have an unmet need for modern methods. Find out why this is the case  and how access to modern contraceptives benefits not only individuals like Maya, but entire societies.


Farida Azizova is now a Taekwondo national champion in Azerbaijan. She had to convince her family and neighbors that girls can also do sports and excel.


This video was produced by UNFPA, UN Women, UNDP and UNICEF for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. It was adapted for use in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region based on material originally developed by Our Watch (www.ourwatch.org.au).


UNFPA spoke to residents of Chisinau, the capital city of Moldova, in May 2016 and asked them about their thoughts on ageing, some of which are featured in this short video.


An overview of our work in the Kyrgyz Republic, including key accomplishments over the past five years


How regular screening and treatment can dramatically reduce new cervical cancer cases and deaths


UNFPA-UN Women Joint Global Programme on Essential Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence