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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
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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
News
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
23 May 2018
News
Beijing, China, – Björn Andersson, Asia and the Pacific Regional Director of UNFPA – the United Nations Population Fund – has wrapped up a three-day visit to the People’s Republic of China, where he... Read more
17 May 2018
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Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director, UNFPA   On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, stands with all members... Read more
11 May 2018
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  Address by Bjorn Andersson, UNFPA Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Health Science Centre, Peking University, Beijing. May 11, 2018   Xie-xie nin [Shi-ye shi-ye nin] – thank you for... Read more
5 May 2018
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Herat, Afghanistan. - By midnight, Khurshid (35), already five months pregnant, was in serious trouble. Bleeding heavily, she had passed out from severe pain at home, and her family had carried her... Read more

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