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27 March 2020

Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, stands in solidarity with all those responding to the novel coronavirus: from the

3 March 2020

Azerbaijan adopts Action Plan to combat gender-biased sex selection

The Azerbaijani government approves the Action Plan on prevention of gender-biased sex selection for the period of 2020-2025. The relevant decree to put the plan into the force was recently signed by the Cabinet of Ministers of the country. The Action Plan combines a series of important activities and measures to be implemented

27 January 2020

MLSPP, UNFPA and UNDP raise awareness of local communities to support social inclusion of PwDs

Trainings for raising awareness of the local communities have started in the regions of Azerbaijan with an aim of supporting integration of persons with disabilities (PwD) into the society as well as contributing to the elimination of the existing stereotypes with respect to PwDs. Trainings are being conducted within the

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