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25 November 2019
Press Release

16 Days of Activism on combating gender-based violence launched in Azerbaijan

The United Nations (UN) Office in Azerbaijan, together with the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs, is launching the 16 Days Activism campaign to combat violence against women and... Read more

19 November 2019
News

UNFPA, MLSPP launch awareness raising campaign to promote active ageing in Azerbaijan

On November 19th 2019, an inception event marking the launch of the “Awareness raising campaign to promote active ageing” component of the “Building society for all ages: promoting wellbeing of the... Read more

21 October 2019
Statement

Statement by the United Nations in Azerbaijan on violence against women and girls

In light of recent reported cases of often fatal violence against women and girls in Azerbaijan, the United Nations in Azerbaijan urges immediate, concerted action to protect women and girls at risk... Read more

17 October 2019
Press Release

UNFPA strengthens institutional capacities for multi-sectoral response to gender-based violence in Azerbaijan

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) teamed up with the East European Institute for Reproductive Health (EEIRH) for strengthening multi-sectoral response to gender-based violence (GBV) in Azerbaijan. The... Read more

11 October 2019
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October

Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the traditional roles that society has dictated for generations. More and more are saying no to child marriage and... Read more

27 September 2019
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UNFPA observes 25th anniversary of its operations in Azerbaijan

The UNFPA, leading UN sexual and reproductive health agency, observes 25th anniversary of its operations in the Republic of Azerbaijan. On this occassion, the UNFPA’s country office organized an... Read more

19 August 2019
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day

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

Summer camp organized by UNFPA to address gender-biased sex selection ended

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

UNFPA and Kapital Bank to promote gender equality

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

UNDP, UNFPA sign programme to improve livelihoods of women,elderly, people with disabilities and war veterans

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

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