Publications on Sexual & reproductive health

How do the many the different components of the UNFPA mandate contribute to poverty reduction? This publication analyzes this question in detail, looking at both the micro level (impacts on individuals and households)...

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In  2009, the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Abandonment of FGM/C expanded activities to reach 12 of the 17 countries covered. This report document its activities for the year.

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This is a report on recent UNFPA initiatives and programmes that have supported indigenous peoples, particularly in the areas of population and development, sexual and reproductive health, and gender. These initiatives...

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Strengthening Country Office Capacity to Support Sexual and Reproductive Health  in the New Aid Environment

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First ladies, ministers of health and parliamentarians numbered among the 80 people present at the first High Level Meeting on Reproductive Health Commodity Security, 7 and 8 September 2011 in New York.

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Expanding access to a choice of affordable and appropriate contraceptive commodities is critical to achieving the goal of reproductive health for all. This report, prepared for the United Nations Commission on...

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This guide provides the basis for an integrated appraisal of population and reproductive health dynamics and their impacts on poverty, inequality and development. By integrating a micro and macro analytical approach,...

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Four reports commissioned by UNFPA offer insights into socio-cultural dynamics in Asian countries, with an emphasis on how religion influences their maternal and child health. The reports explore the main challenges...

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UNFPA established the Global Programme to Enhance Reproductive Health Commodity Security in 2007 as a framework for assisting countries in planning for their own needs. As this report documents, progress in the five...

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The framework is structured in two parts: the first provides a snapshot of the progress achieved since ICPD, identifies major remaining gaps and priorities and outlines principles and approaches for programme planning...

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