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19 November 2020
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Sex education in Ukraine: what parents and teachers think about it

Sex education is one of the aspects the United Nations Population Fund focuses on. To find out what Ukrainian parents and teachers think about sex education now and its future development, a... Read more

12 November 2020
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A year after the Nairobi summit: how the commitments of Ukrainian organizations are changing society for the better

A year has passed since the ICPD25 summit took place in Nairobi. Representatives of all segments of society from different countries gathered to present their intentions and action plans to achieve... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit

New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

2 November 2020
Statement

Online Forum “A Register-Based Census in Ukraine: Challenges, Opportunities, Road Ahead”

Understanding that a population and housing census generates a wealth of often unique information on people living in the country, including population size, structure by age, sex and numerous other... Read more

15 October 2020
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Photo Project to the International Day of Rural Women

Every year, on October 15, the International Day of Rural Women initiated by the United Nations is celebrated. Women from rural areas represent a quarter of the whole world's population and about 43... Read more

13 October 2020
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Breaking the psychological barrier: how mobile teams of psychosocial assistance support families from remote villages of Donbas

“Only when it affected my child did I realize how wrong I was”, admits Oleksandr*, the father of a girl who suffered from domestic violence. Numerous beatings and quarrels once ruined his marriage to... Read more

11 October 2020
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl

It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.   Today, on the International Day of the Girl, let’s commit to listening to and lifting up girls’ voices.   Too often, their voices are silenced, in... Read more

11 October 2020
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Creating the world that girls need to achieve their dreams

At age 13, Sesili still has a lot of different ideas about what her future might hold. Her favourite classroom subject is physics, and she says she’s interested in interior and fashion design, as... Read more

8 October 2020
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Leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic: stories of Ukrainian female healthcare workers

The pandemic of the new coronavirus has affected many areas of our lives: the economy, education, culture, tourism. But it is the biggest test for the healthcare system, including the doctors who... Read more

4 September 2020
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From lung inflammations to oncology diseases: what UNFPA mobile clinics in Eastern Ukraine diagnose and how they work

“If only it was not an oncology disease”, thought Valentina, a retiree, entering the gynecologist's office at UNFPA mobile clinic in Ukraine a year ago. Before then, she had not attended a medical... Read more

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