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Engaging Men and Boys in Gender Equality

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This report generates specific, detailed lessons for successful implementation of initiatives that engage men and boys in advancing gender equality and reproductive health. Four case studies from Bangladesh, Philippines, Cambodia and Uganda are presented, followed by lessons learned and recommendations for supporting work related to engaging men.
 

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Making Aid More Effective in Asia and the Pacific

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Fully committed to the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness and the Accra Agenda for Action, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has been adjusting its programmes and systems to individual country contexts – taking into account the changing development environment, and moving progressively towards processes that are nationally owned and led.

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Integrating Reproductive Rights into the Work of National Human Rights Institutions of the Asia Pacific Region

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Reproduction is an elemental, life-changing common experience for much of humanity. Yet each year, more than 120 million couples have an unmet need for contraception, 80 million women have unintended pregnancies (45 million of which end in abortion), and more than half a million women are estimated to die from complications associated with pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.

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Swimming Against the Tide

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 This document is the result of an independent assessment, aimed at documenting the challenges faced and lessons learned in the process of carrying out the research in Solomon Islands and Kiribati.

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Kiribati Family Health and Support Study

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This report of the Kiribati Family Health and Support Study analyses data from the first ever nationally representative research on violence against women and related child abuse in Kiribati. 

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Summary Report: National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam 2010

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In 2010, the National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam was undertaken as part of the United Nations - Government of Viet Nam Joint Programme on Gender Equality as a joint endeavour between the General Statistics Office. This report presents a summary of the findings of the National Study on Domestic Violence against women in Viet Nam.

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National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam 2010: Full Report

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This National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam 2010 report is the first to provide nationally representative data focused on domestic violence in Viet Nam.

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Understanding the Critical Linkages Between Gender-Based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

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Home to more than 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia-Pacific is a culturally, economically and politically diverse region. Gender disparities persist in access to health, sexual and reproductive health and services, education, employment, and income. The outcomes are significantly worse for women and girls who are excluded due to a variety of factors – including age, economic status, education, ethnicity and sexual orientation. Moreover, gender-based violence remains a pernicious reality in the region, with rates of violence continue to remain high.
 

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1325+10 Women Count for Peace

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On 31 October 2000, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. UNSCR 1325 is a landmark legal and political document that obliges all actors involved in conflict and peace issues – the UN, government and non-state entities – to ensure the effective participation of women in decision-making pertaining to peace and security, and to provide the necessary physical and legal protections to them in conflict-affected settings. The year 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of this landmark resolution.

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Health Sector Response to Gender-based Violence

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Several UNFPA country offices in Asia and the Pacific have ongoing efforts designed to strengthen the capacities of health sectors to respond efficaciously to gender-based violence (GBV). While these initiatives present varying models, they have created a body of knowledge and experience that would benefit from regional assessment and sharing. 

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