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25 November 2021
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Ms. Vu Thi Xuan, an enumerator for the national studies on violence against women in Viet Nam in 2010 and 2019 | Image: UNFPA Vi

Heartache, compassion and appreciation: How collecting data on violence against women transformed an enumerator in Viet Nam

As an enumerator for two studies measuring the prevalence of violence against women in Viet Nam - the first conducted in 2010, and the follow-up... Read more

25 November 2021
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Restoring health and dignity of gender-based violence survivors in Papua New Guinea

“I remember a gender-based violence survivor who had everything taken away from her,” recalls Gemma Losema, a Community Health Worker in Papua New... Read more

11 October 2021
Statement

UNFPA Statement on the International Day of the Girl 2021

We celebrate girls in the digital generation. Yet, we also call urgent attention to those left behind by the digital divide.

8 October 2021
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Using National Transfer Accounts for Policy Advancement across Asia-Pacific

For over a decade, academics, national officers, experts, and policy planners across Asia have become acquainted with the methodology of National... Read more

7 October 2021
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In India, mobile phone edutainment helps prevent child marriage

“The girl told me she did not want to get married and wanted to study so I did whatever I could to help her."

7 October 2021
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A simple solution fends off child marriage amid COVID-19 in Nepal

Rupantaran engages adolescent girls across Nepal who are at high risk of early and forced marriage and other obstacles that dissolve their ability to... Read more

13 September 2021
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PRESS RELEASE: As women and girls bear the brunt of the crisis, UNFPA urgently seeks $29.2 million to save and protect lives in Afghanistan

There is an immediate and pressing need for the international community to step up and respond to the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in... Read more

16 August 2021
Statement

Statement of UNFPA on situation in Afghanistan

UNFPA joins the United Nations Secretary-General and the international community in expressing its deep concern about the grave humanitarian crisis... Read more

11 August 2021
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Breaking barriers between religion and sexuality education for young people in Bhutan

UNFPA’s partnership with religious leaders has helped break barriers between religion and comprehensive sexuality education. Thousands of young... Read more

11 July 2021
Statement

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population

Our Executive Director's statement for World Population Day 2021 explains why rights and choices for all must lie at the heart of any response... Read more

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