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A technical brief on addressing older persons' specific needs within preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Europe is the region with the world's largest proportion of older persons. Almost 1 in 4 Europeans – 24% of the continent’s total population of 850 million – is 60 years or older.

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A guidance note on the gender impact of COVID-19 and recommended actions for UN country teams.

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Summary of discussions and conclusions reached at the Regional Conference on Population Dynamics, Human Capital and Sustainable Development, held in Sarajevo in October 2019.

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At the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in 1994, governments of 179 countries adopted the programme of action, agreeing to deliver universal access to comprehensive reproductive health care, including voluntary family planning and safe pregnancy and childbirth services. Twenty-five years later, at the Global Summit in Nairobi, the world community made strong commitments and agreed on a visionary agenda to accelerate progress, with a stronger focus on universal access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) as part of universal health coverage (UHC) under the following principles. 

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Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. 

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Almost every case of cervical cancer could be prevented if countries implemented well-organised, evidence-based, easily accessible cervical screening programmes combined with the vaccination of adolescent girls for human papillomavirus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted virus that can cause the cancer. Read more in our regional factsheet. 

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UNFPA and UNICEF have developed this second edition of the Boys on the Move handbook for facilitators which targets older adolescent boys and has been rolled out in Italy.

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UNFPA and UNICEF have developed this second edition of the Boys on the Move handbook for participants which targets older adolescent boys and has been rolled out in Italy.

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Boys on the Move works to provide potentially life-saving information and build competencies in boys and young men experiencing changing and challenging circumstances. 

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