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20 June 2019
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ISTANBUL, BURSA and ESKİŞEHİR, Turkey — Since the conflict in Syria began eight years ago, more than 3.6 million people have found refuge in neighbouring Turkey, among them 1.6 million women and... Read more
17 May 2019
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Graduates from the L'Oreal-UNFPA hairdressing course in Ukraine
KYIV, Ukraine — Trapped in an abusive relationship, Olena feared for herself and her children, and struggled to provide for them as her husband remained unemployed. Today, they have a safe living... Read more
15 May 2019
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TBILISI, Georgia — When Mirian Jugheli became a father and decided to take paternity leave in order to participate more actively in raising his daughter, his decision surprised many people. “I wanted... Read more
14 May 2019
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Twenty-five years ago, world leaders committed to a landmark global agenda addressing population dynamics, sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and adolescent and youth issues.... Read more
10 April 2019
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MALO CAJNO, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Married at 15, Mediha Besic first became a mother at 16. Now 35, she has five children, ranging in age from 4 to 19. Part of a marginalized Roma community in a... Read more
10 April 2019
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KYIV, Ukraine — Dany Stolbunov, now 20, admired and trusted his doctor in Ukraine enough to confide in him that he wanted to go to medical school. He hoped for affirmation of his dreams. Instead, he... Read more
10 April 2019
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BERAT, Albania — Tefta Shakaj always wanted to study at university to become a doctor, but that was not an option for her in Albania when she was a teenager. “We were obliged to do what we were told... Read more
10 April 2019
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By Alanna Armitage Three decades, roughly a generation, after the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia emerged from the collapse of Communism and embarked on the path to market economy and... Read more
10 April 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Reproductive rights and choices have become a reality for more women than ever, says UNFPA’s flagship report, State of World Population 2019, released today. Yet despite... Read more
10 April 2019
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REZINA/CIMIȘLIA, Moldova — At age 17, Ana-Maria Odobescu is active at school and as a volunteer, helping other adolescents learn about healthy lifestyles. With her parents’ support, she is excited... Read more

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