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14 January 2021

First gender equality hackathon being held in Azerbaijan with financial support from the European Union

The first “Gender Equality Hackathon” in Azerbaijan is being organized between 19-21 February 2021 within the framework of the "EU 4 Gender Equality: Together against gender stereotypes and gender-based violence" programme, funded by the European Union and implemented jointly by UN Women and UNFPA. Developed by the Regional

13 November 2020

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

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, international financial institutions and the private sector are stepping up political, financial and in-kind support for programmes that protect the health and rights of

11 July 2020

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his call for a global ‘ceasefire’ on gender-based violence – a pandemic within the COVID pandemic. One woman in three experiences physical or sexual

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