People must be at heart of development in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, speakers say at UNFPA event on sexual and reproductive health
SOFIA – As world leaders gear up to adopting a new global development agenda later this year, participants at a regional conference today affirmed that people and their rights must be at the heart of development for the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, and that for this, universal access to sexual and reproductive health must be a top priority.
Young leaders have key role in shaping future population and development agenda, participants say at regional event in Chisinau
CHISINAU – Young leaders have a crucial role to play in shaping the future population and development agenda in Europe and Central Asia, participants said at the opening of a two-day conference hosted by the Government of Moldova and organised jointly by the European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (EPF) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.
ASHGABAT – Four young women and friends from Netherlands have a goal to pedal their way through more than 14,000 kilometers from Jakarta to Amsterdam to raise the awareness on women’s rights. When crossing the Central Asian countries, the founders of the “Ride for Women’s Rights” (R4WR) organization visited UNFPA office in Turkmenistan.
ASHGABAT – UNFPA conducted series of meetings to present the best international practices of studying the violence against women (VAW) and domestic violence through preparation and conducting the sample surveys and to identify the right methodology for data collection.
ASHGABAT – Strengthening of gender equality provisions in the Constitution of Turkmenistan was the focus of the workshop conducted by the UNFPA international consultant for the members and specialists of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan.