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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
Statement

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

8 March 2018
Statement

Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more

10 December 2017
Statement

We must be bold and vocal in promoting the rights of all people to make free decisions

Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we celebrate the foundations that the Declaration provides for the right to sexual and reproductive health,... Read more

5 December 2017
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Cooperation Agreement between UNFPA and OWHealth (FLO mobile application) was signed today in Minsk

Representatives of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and OWHealth, developer of Flo, a mobile women’s health platform, signed Cooperation Agreement on December 5 in Minsk.   The document was... Read more

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