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Key facts, figures and examples of how we support actions to better mitigate the risks of disasters and support humanitarian response work that is underpinned by UNFPA’s unique mandate encompassing sexual and reproductive health, gender equality, population data and youth empowerment.

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Across Asia and the Pacific The United Nations Population Fund works to place women, girls and young people at the centre of disaster risk reduction efforts.

We assists governments and civil society partners in responding to emergencies, reducing immediate risks and preparing for future disasters—underpinned by UNFPA’s unique mandate encompassing sexual and reproductive health, gender equality, population data and youth empowerment.

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This guidance provides a summary of the latest global targets and evidence on HIV and gender-based violence (GBV) in Asia and the Pacific Region. Gender-based violence and gender inequality are key drivers in the HIV epidemic. Without addressing GBV we cannot meet global commitments to achieve gender equality and empower women and girls, ensure all people enjoy safe and healthy lives and end AIDS by 2030.

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Sex workers experience extreme violence – at work, in prison and police stations, in their neighbourhoods and in their homes, from family members, police, clients, intimate partners and strangers. 

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The United Nations Population Fund’s flagship State of World Population 2016  – titled ‘10: How our shared future depends on a girl at this decisive age’– shows that our collective future will be shaped by how we support the world’s 60 million 10-year-old girls of today, as they move from childhood to adolescence and adulthood in the era of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...

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10: How our shared future depends on a girl at this decisive age.

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Cover of Women’s Experience of Domestic Violence and Other Forms of Violence in Cambodia

This report on ‘secondary data analysis on women’s experience of domestic violence and other forms of violence’ is developed based on the results of the Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey (CDHS) and the national survey of the World Health Organization in 2015.

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Violence Against Women - Key Terminology

Definitions of commonly used terms related to violence against women and measuring its prevalence.

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Measuring the Prevalence of Violence Against Women Survey Methodologies

Dedicated surveys vs. modules within larger surveys: comparing the two major approaches for measuring prevalence of violence against women.

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kNOwVAWdata Sources of Data

Overview of different violence against women data sources

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