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13 March 2022
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Statement: Stop Attacks on Health Care in Ukraine

“Today, we call for an immediate cessation of all attacks on health care in Ukraine. These horrific attacks are killing and causing serious injuries to patients and health workers, destroying vital... Read more

8 March 2022
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Women and girls pay a heavy price during conflicts and emergencies.

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women’s Day

Women and girls pay a heavy price during conflicts and emergencies.   More than 1.7 million people, mostly women and children, have now fled from their homes in Ukraine to neighbouring countries. For... Read more

25 February 2022
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As fighting escalates in Ukraine, UNFPA warns of the impacts on women and girls.

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on women and girls in Ukraine

As fighting escalates in Ukraine, UNFPA warns of the impacts on women and girls. UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is deeply concerned about the escalation of conflict... Read more

25 June 2021
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UNFPA & A1 Belarus launched new joint digital literacy program for older people

UNFPA and A1 Belarus launched new joint digital literacy program for older people

  UNFPA and the phone company A1 Belarus have launched a joint digital literacy program for older people presenting a beginner's guidebook to mobile technologies.     Today, 60% of Belarusian... Read more

3 December 2020
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Today, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, UNFPA in Belarus and Alexandra Chichikova, activist, Miss World 2017 in a wheelchair, representative of the High-level Commission following the 2019 Nairobi Summit, psychologist, are starting a series of conversations with people with disabilities.

Natalia Astanina: I like getting out of my comfort zone. I feel elevated to a new step in life every time.

Today Alexandra is talking to Natalia Astanina, 25, born in Lida, Belarus. She lives and works as a barista in Minsk, Belarus. She is a multi-time champion of Belarus in sport wheelchair dancing and... Read more

30 April 2020
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UNFPA and SoftTeco: Volunteers-in-Action for Red Cross

UNFPA and SoftTeco to launch "Volunteers In Action", a web app for the Red Cross volunteers

Now, to become a volunteer, it is enough to be willing to help, to have Internet connectivity, and spare time. Registration is online on the Belarusian Red Cross website (https://redcross.by/zapolnit... Read more

23 September 2019
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Equal opportunities and a special gynecological examination table: a new women's health project has been launched in Belarus

Equal opportunities and a special gynecological examination table: a new women's health project has been launched in Belarus       "Byazmezhnaya" (eng. "No Limits") crowdfunding campaign has been... Read more

28 March 2019
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DIALOGUE ON THE PROBLEMATIC OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAS BEEN REVIVED IN BELARUS

On March the 26th a round table on the mechanisms of assistance to the victims of domestic violence was held in Minsk with the participation of the Belarusian Orthodox Church (BOC), the Roman... Read more

12 August 2018
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Let’s Put Young People at the Centre

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on   International Youth Day 2018   We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We... Read more

23 March 2018
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Regional Symposium on the development of evidence-based family policy was held in Minsk 21-22 of March

On March 21-22, a Regional  Symposium on the development of evidence-based family policy was held in Minsk with the participation of foreign experts. The interim data of the international comparative... Read more

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