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14 February 2018
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The training for mobile teams of psychosocial support  will take place in Lviv Oblast. During three days, specialists will take a closer look on social and psychological features of violence... Read more
8 February 2018
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The facility will be a safe place for women who have suffered  from various forms of gender-based violence, where they can temporarily stay to receive the psychological, social and legal support they... Read more
7 February 2018
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AThis shelter will become a safe space where women who have suffered domestic, sexual or gender-based violence, will have a chance to take time and receive necessary psychological andsocialsupport to... Read more
6 February 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—About 68 million girls face female genital mutilation between 2015 and 2030, according to new research by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. The new figures project... Read more
22 September 2017
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Svitlana Tavantseva (right) counsels survivors of violence in Ukraine. Too often, she says, women are shamed rather than perpetrators. © UNFPA Ukraine/Maks Levin
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Violence against women continues to be the most pervasive human rights violation in the world. Roughly one in three women experience physical or sexual assault in her... Read more
7 June 2017
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UNFPA mobile teams have reached thousands of survivors of gender-based violence in Ukraine. © UNFPA/Maks Levin
IZIUM, Ukraine – Things started to fall apart for Mariana* when she was forced to flee fighting in the Donetsk region in 2016. She and her father camped on the doorsteps of social services centres... Read more
10 December 2016
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the occasion of Human Rights Day, 10 December 2015 Today, we mark the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of... Read more
20 October 2016
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Video of 7LoEdXWIGAY 10: How our common future in Eastern Europe and Central Asia depends on a girl at this pivotal age Regional portraits and facts supplementing UNFPA’s State of World... Read more
19 August 2016
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UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd in Ukraine
This spring, humanitarian, writer, actor and UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd travelled to Ukraine. During her weeklong trip, she met with survivors of gender-based violence and internally... Read more
22 July 2016
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Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, For the nternational Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2015 One in three women worldwide has experienced... Read more

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