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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
14 June 2018
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What Mongolia learned from its first gender-based violence survey / devex
By Kelli Rogers / devex BANGKOK — Mongolia’s first nationwide survey on gender-based violence reveals high rates of violence against women across the East Asian country. One in 10 women experienced... Read more
14 June 2018
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The Guardian: "How the #MeToo movement came to Mongolia"
By Lily Kuo / The Guardian A year ago, Saranzaya Chambuu received a distressed phone call from her sister Naranzaya. Their roommate had brought a male friend home the night before. When she left for... Read more
24 May 2018
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Experts meet to discuss ageing populations across Asia and the Pacific.   Bangkok,  Thailand - At a time when a growing number of countries across Asia and the Pacific are faced with rapidly ageing... Read more

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