2 June 2017
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Health workers in Serbia receive UNFPA-provided medical supplies. UNFPA is supporting sexual and reproductive health care for refugees and migrants, but many women are not prioritizing their health. © UNFPA
SID, Serbia – Aliah*, a 28-year-old woman from Afghanistan, took an unusually brave step in April: She spoke with candour about her sexual and reproductive health needs at a workshop in Sid, a town in north-western... Read more
22 December 2015
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Dignity kits are distributed to refugees and migrants passing through Presevo, Serbia. Women and girls face increased risks of violence and barriers to reproductive health care. © UNFPA
SID, Serbia – Every day, thousands  of refugees and migrants stream through Serbia, one leg of their perilous journey towards safety and stability. So far this year, one million migrants and refugees have entered Europe... Read more
19 August 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – “I was looking for a fulfilling, out-of-the-ordinary task... a motivating career where I could reach society at large and offer my expertise," said Catherine Njeri Makumi. She has found... Read more
6 June 2014
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UNFPA assists Balkan flood survivors
SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina / BELGRADE, Serbia – Millions of people across the Balkans are facing the aftermath of the worst natural disaster to hit the region in more than a century. As the waters retreat,... Read more
29 September 2011
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BELGRADE, Serbia --  With more than 17 per cent of its citizens being over the age of 65, Serbia's proportion of elderly people is among the highest in the world. In this Balkan nation, as in other countries in the... Read more
5 June 2003
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HIV/AIDS is spreading faster in Eastern Europe than it has anywhere else in the world. But sophisticated young people in the region can give any number of reasons for not wearing condoms to protect themselves. "I'm... Read more