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World Population Day in Asia-Pacific: Selfies, creative contests and calls for youth-led policies

BANGKOK—The Asia-Pacific region marked World Population Day (11 July) with a flurry of “selfie” campaigns and creative contests organized by country offices of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, punctuated by advocacy activities calling for substantive youth participation in policy development. more

Message for World Population Day: the power of young people

11 July 2014 - Today’s 1.8 billion young people are a powerful force, individually and collectively. They are shaping social and economic realities, challenging norms and values and building the foundation of the world’s future. more

Mongolian musicians take back public spaces with Orange Sessions

ULAANBANTAR – Illuminating an urban alleyway, the soulful singer-songwriter Chimika performed at UNFPA Mongolia’s very first Orange Session on Wednesday, June 25 more

Sri Lanka adopts new guidelines for addressing sexual abuse survivors with dignity

COLOMBO—Sri Lanka last week launched its first medico-legal guidelines for examining and caring for survivors of sexual abuse and reporting the abuse to law enforcement authorities. more

Investing in midwifery can save millions of lives of women and newborns

BANGKOK—More midwives and midwifery services could reduce maternal and newborn deaths by two thirds, saving millions of lives each year, according to a new report. The State of the World’s Midwifery 2014. more
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UNFPA: Sexual Health for Young People - Let's Make it Happen!

In the Asia-Pacific region, there are over 6 million adolescent pregnancies each year; nearly 4 million unsafe abortions among young women, and half a million young people living with HIV. What can we do to ensure young people have better sexual and reproductive lives?
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2:49 min. January 2014
UNFPA's Humanitarian Response in Asia and the Pacific

UNFPA works to meet the needs of women and girls affected by crises, promoting safe motherhood, addressing sexual violence and preventing unwanted pregnancies, as well as helping countries prepare for future humanitarian emergencies.

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2:45 min. January 2014
UNFPA: Creating a Better World for Young People

Young people face many challenges such as lack of access to education, poor working conditions, ill-health and violations of their human rights.

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5:36 min. December 2013
Keeping Displaced Women Safe and Healthy

Tens of thousands of Philippine women and girls made homeless by Typhoon Haiyan. UNFPA is providing reproductive health care and working to prevent gender-based violence

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