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11 July 2018
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Ha Noi, Viet Nam - Viet Nam's Minister Health, civil society organisations and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Asia and the Pacific are reaffirming their commitment and support on World... Read more
10 July 2018
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  Ha Noi - “I started using birth control after our fourth child,” says Thuy Anh (37) as she busies herself in her garden at her home on the southern outskirts of Viet Nam’s capital. “We had three... Read more
7 July 2018
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A significant breakthrough was achieved at the 2018 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) which was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 3-6 of July. The AMCDRR is a follow... Read more
1 July 2018
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The sheer numbers are staggering. The stories, no less. Since August 2017, almost 700,000 Rohingya have fled horrific violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, crossing over into Bangladesh. There, in... Read more
30 June 2018
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NAYAPARA REFUGEE CAMP, COX’S BAZAR DISTRICT, Bangladesh -  On an overcast June morning, a large group of Rohingya refugee women were waiting their turn at the maternity centre within the Nayapara... Read more
21 June 2018
Press Release
Women join hands to measure violence against women prevalence in Asia and the Pacific.
Canberra, Australia / Bangkok, Thailand – A landmark training course and an interactive website to build skills in measuring violence against women (VAW) have been launched by the kNOwVAWdata... Read more
20 June 2018
Opinion
Dr Sharman Stone is Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls After her son’s murder, Miriam* finally fled her village in Myanmar’s conflict-ravaged Rakhine State. Even as Miriam escaped, the few... Read more
19 June 2018
Statement
Statement by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the 2018 International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective security... Read more
18 June 2018
Statement
This statement is attributable to Pramila Patten, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, and Natalia Kanem, United... Read more
17 June 2018
Opinion
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
In early 2017, around one-hundred women gathered in a hotel conference room in central Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. They had responded to a call to participate in a 'Women’s Health and Life Experiences'... Read more

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