News on Engaging men & boys

26 Novembre 2019
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Child marriage is widely seen as a way to secure care for daughters, who are often viewed as an economic burden. In this way, the practice both arises from and perpetuates gender inequality.  © UNFPA Regional Syria Response Hub
DAMASCUS, Syria – “Growing up, I felt as though my wings were slowly clipped against my will, and life became a cage from which there was no escape,” said Amal*, a Syrian adolescent from Qamishli. “An entire world... Lire plus
4 Novembre 2019
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Nuns and monks gathered at Pangrizampa College of Astrology to speak with UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem about their work on sexual and reproductive health and rights. © UNFPA Bhutan/Nilanjana Bose
Thimphu, BHUTAN – "There was a time when I would be menstruating and didn’t know what to do during those days… Now I do.” These candid reflections came from an unexpected source: a nun sitting cross-legged on the floor... Lire plus
13 Mai 2019
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Aujourd'hui, Mme Wen et Mme Yan s'accordent parfaitement pour défendre l'égalité des femmes et des jeunes filles. © Bureau de planification familiale du canton de Dushan / Zhang Min
LILING, China – Il n'y a pas si longtemps, Wen Xiujuan a été bouleversée par une histoire d'amour. Contre la volonté de ses parents, elle a déménagé dans le petit village de Liling, à 300 km de sa ville natale, pour... Lire plus
3 Mai 2019
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L’évolution de la maternité ces 25 dernières années  © UNFPA/Bruno Feder
NATIONS UNIES, New York – Il y a vingt-cinq ans, le monde était en pleine transformation. L’Afrique du Sud connaissait sa première élection multiraciale et Nelson Mandela devenait président. La Suède commençait à... Lire plus
30 Mai 2018
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Faith Kiraison défend les droits et la santé des jeunes filles, en donnant des conseils de gestion de la santé menstruelle à ses pairs. © UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo
JOHANNESBURG, Afrique du Sud/NAROK, Kenya – « J'ai eu honte d'être une fille et je l'ai vécu comme une punition », se souvient Faith, 13 ans, à propos de ses premières menstruations.  Elle vivait à l'époque dans un ... Lire plus
5 Mars 2018
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After a rough and violent early childhood, 13-year-old Rivaldo Taime, helped his family become more functional and peaceful thanks to a support group. © UNFPA/Matthew Taylor
JAYAPURA, Indonesia – “My daughter used to hide all sorts of things from me,” said Martina, 41, at a support group session in Jayapura, in the far-eastern Indonesian province of West Papua. “But here, we learn to talk... Lire plus
11 Janvier 2018
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UNFPA works with survivors of violence and with law enforcement. But with studies showing that young herders are frequently among the perpetrators of violence, it became clear that efforts must be directed towards them, as well. © UNFPA Lesotho
HABA TSEKA, Lesotho – “Before, I never used a condom, and I would force myself violently onto girls and young women,” said Kabelo*, 22, in rural Lesotho. A herder in Haba Tseka, he grew up in an area where violence is... Lire plus
4 Décembre 2017
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Even before the recent escalation of the crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, conditions were tense and crowded. © UNFPA Myanmar/Karlien Truyens
SITTWE, Myanmar – More than 600,000 people, most of them Rohingya, have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh since August, representing a massive escalation in an already grave humanitarian crisis. Yet many people remain in... Lire plus
14 Novembre 2017
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Gudiya Chaudhary traveled 35 km to participate in the tournament, which was the first of its kind in the district.
TAULIHAWA, Nepal – "I often watch boys playing cricket on this ground. But today I caught a glimpse of girl cricketers in action," said Irfan Darji, a 13-year-old spectator at the final match in a trailblazing girls’... Lire plus
27 Octobre 2017
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Un programme réunit les hommes pour s’attaquer aux violences basées sur le genre et les inégalités qui les sous-tendent. © UNFPA Azerbaïdjan
IMISHLI, Azerbaijan –Ces dernières semaines le monde a été témoin d’affaires de violences basées sur le genre très médiatisées et impliquant des personnalités haut placées. Des millions de femmes ont exigé que ce type d... Lire plus

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