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Prevalence Rates, Trends and Disparities in Intimate Partner Violence: Power of Data in the IPV Geospatial Dashboard

Technical Reports and Document

Using data from the UNFPA IPV dashboard (which offers the highest data coverage of any related source), this report features levels, trends and sociodemographic and geographic disparities, within and across countries, in intimate partner violence in the past 12 months, among ever-partnered women. Such data offer insights for evidence-based policymaking and programming, and targeted resource allocations in order to ensure no one is left behind.

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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)

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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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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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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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RPI Summary

Summary report of the evaluation of the Regional Prepositioning Initiative

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UNFPA’s Regional Prepositioning Initiative has been a game-changer in supporting humanitarian preparedness across the Asia-Pacific region. Between 2016-2020 in Phase II of the initiative, more than 140,000 direct beneficiaries affected by 63 emergencies in 15 countries received over $1.6 million dollars worth of life-saving sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence supplies (updated figures as of November 2020).

     

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    Linking women’s economic empowerment, eliminating gender-based violence and enabling sexual and reproductive health and rights

    Technical Reports and Document

    Given many shared objectives between programmes and policies working to promote and advance women’s economic empowerment, their sexual and reproductive health and rights, and freedom from gender-based violence, CARE Australia and UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Office collaborated to develop this think piece.

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