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17 October 2018
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York — The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they want. When people... Read more
5 October 2018
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Video of uhnlxXsGdZQ   GENEVA — United Nations Member States from across Europe, North America and Central Asia reconfirmed their commitment to implementing the Programme of Action adopted at... Read more
1 October 2018
Press Release
Increased investments in individual capabilities and more efforts on ensuring human rights, including reproductive rights, and gender equality throughout the life course are needed to respond to the... Read more
26 September 2018
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STOCKHOLM — Representatives of all countries in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region came together in Stockholm on 30–31 August 2018 to further develop and implement national policies and... Read more
12 September 2018
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A family in Kyrgyzstan
Understanding population dynamics is essential as societies around the world strive to achieve the ambitious and holistic Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Taking a human-rights based approach –... Read more
10 September 2018
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KYIV, Ukraine — Rigid, traditional views of gender roles in society and stereotypical ideas about masculinity and femininity are common among men in Ukraine, contributing to gender-based violence,... Read more
5 September 2018
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Student Alenda Bakhtiarova in a classroom at Karajala Public School
KARAJALA, Georgia — “Girls can’t walk alone freely here; most of them don’t even own phones,” says Alenda Bakhtiarova, a 16-year-old student in the rural village of Karajala, a settlement in Georgia’... Read more
30 August 2018
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AHAL/DASHOGUZ/MARY, Turkmenistan – Newlyweds Jahan and Dayanch sat in the waiting room of a small health clinic, about to do something extraordinary – they were about to receive a check-up of their... Read more
15 August 2018
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CHISINAU, Moldova — “Health Education – My Right, My Choice” was selected as the winning slogan in a creative competition held at a vocational training school in Chisinau as part of a UNFPA-supported... Read more
10 August 2018
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CHISINAU, Moldova — A three-year programme of demographic analysis and research activities focused on family and gender issues will be carried out in the Republic of Moldova under a co-financing... Read more

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