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19 August 2019
Statement
As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA salutes those who respond to crises around the world. This year, we call attention to the courage and commitment of women humanitarians who assist people... Read more
5 August 2019
News
A summer camp titled “For a better future built on equal opportunities”, co-organized with the Azerbaijani Youth Foundation for young people in Shamakhy city, within the framework of the EU-funded “... Read more
5 March 2019
News
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Kapital Bank signed a memorandum of understanding to implement joint projects and campaigns on combatting gender-biased sex selection, as well as on... Read more
13 February 2019
Press Release
A two-year programme set to improve the livelihoods and well-being of up to 3,000 women with disabilities and veterans of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was signed today by the Ministry of Labour and... Read more
25 December 2018
News
Throughout generations, a plethora of inventions have undoubtedly helped women. Among all the great products that have impacted women around the world, there is an untapped hero: the bicycle. You... Read more
26 November 2018
Statement
To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign is calling upon us to stand in solidarity with survivors and... Read more
7 June 2018
Press Release
Final conference of “Preventing Sex Selection Abortions: Men Are Here Too for Gender Equality!” pilot project funded by The Embassy of the Netherlands Kingdom was attended by state partners, civil... Read more
12 April 2018
News
 As part of the legacy of Global Youth Leadership Forum to be held in September in Baku, Special Olympics Azerbaijan and the UNFPA have signed an agreement to develop inclusive sports for girls in... Read more
22 January 2018
News
 Lack of innovations and improvement of family support centers for victims of gender-based violence are potential hassles in building the violence-free society in Azerbaijan. Introducing updated... Read more
15 December 2017
News
“I’m here to show my commitment to ending this poignant phenomenon,” says Zarifa, 23, recalling iterative beatings at her neighborhood. “Every night I hear screams and shouts behind the wall. During... Read more

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