Produced by UNFPA and UNICEF, this video looks at the close links between intimate partner violence and violence against children, which share a number of common causes and factors, and must be addressed together.

One in three women in Belarus experiences physical or sexual violence from her partner. The shelter Radislava provides safety & support to survivors. Download the innovative Elbi app from this link and tap the LoveButton to help make Radislava's work possible!


A brief introduction to a new programming toolkit produced by IPPF European Network and UNFPA EECARO to help public-health officials and health workers in our region address the rights and needs of young key populations when it comes to sexual and reproductive health.

Download the programming toolkit here: "Health, Rights and Well-Being"


"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 (


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.