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Baseline Study on the Use of Evidence in the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage in South Asia

Technical Reports and Document

This study aims to establish a baseline on the use of evidence in the design, delivery, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation of Phase II (2020-2023) of the Global Programme to End Child Marriage (GPECM) in South Asia. The study was conducted in Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

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Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence | Module 7

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This is the 7th module under the multi-agency Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence. This module focuses on Guidance on Estimating Resource Requirements for a Minimum Package of Services. 

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COVID-19 and Violence against Women: The evidence behind the talk

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Big data analysis shows that Internet searches related to violence against women and help-seeking rose significantly during COVID-19 lockdowns in eight Asian countries, buttressing evidence of the particular dangers faced by women confined to homes or restricted in their movements. In response, government and private service providers should boost their online reach and engagement with survivors of violence.

 

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Sexual Violence in Intimacy book cover

Sexual Violence in Intimacy (Preview)

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A preview of a fascinating new volume Sexual Violence in Intimacy (eds. Torres & Yllö, 2021), including an unprecedented analysis of violence against women prevalence data across the Pacific by kNOwVAWdata's Dr Henriette Jansen.

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Addressing Population Ageing in Asia and the Pacific Region: A Life-Cycle Approach

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In this paper, we examine selected analyses of population ageing and low fertility rate policies and issues, and propose how UNFPA could address issues relating to population ageing against a backdrop of low fertility in the region, using a life-cycle approach to this demographic shift.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Human Fertility in the Asia-Pacific Region

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With a focus on Asia-Pacific, this report explores the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human fertility trends, patterns and choices. While it is too early to assess the full impact of COVID-19 on fertility with any certainty, this report identifies key dimensions of the pandemic that may impact fertility. 

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Young People and the Law: Laws and Policies Impacting Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Asia-Pacific region: (2020 update): Country Case Studies

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The country case studies are a supplement to the report Young People and the Law: Laws and Policies Impacting Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region: 2020 Update, which provides a broad overview of whether countries in the Asia and Pacific region recognize the evolving capacities of adolescents in their laws and policies on the age of access to contraceptives, abortion services where legal, HIV testing services, and age of consent to sex.

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Young People and the Law: Laws and Policies Impacting Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Asia-Pacific region (2020 Update)

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Young People and the Law: Laws and Policies Impacting Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Asia-Pacific region: 2020 update is the product of a collaborative effort between the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Youth LEAD - the Asia-Pacific Network of Young Key Affected Populations and Y-PEER Asia Pacific Center.

 

 

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Guidelines on responsible representation and reporting of violence against women and violence against children

Technical Reports and Document

These guidelines were developed by UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women in the Asia-Pacific region as an output of a joint working group to enhance and prioritise messaging and communications on violence against women and violence against children amid and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dignity and Disasters

Dignity and Disasters

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This collection of photographs takes us into some of the communities where disasters are being most acutely felt. From Bangladesh to Samoa, women are taking an active role in preparing for emergencies. By speaking up and proactively taking action, they’re helping governments and civil society plan ahead and ensure crucial supplies are on hand to help women maintain their dignity, even when disasters disrupt their lives.

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