Publications on Gender equality

In 2018, we at UNFPA set in motion a strategic effort, based on quality data, to achieve three zeros by 2030: zero unmet need for contraception; zero preventable maternal deaths; and zero gender-based violence and...

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This report presents an analysis of the recommendations made by the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) on the issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender-based violence. It...

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Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to die giving birth. Many women were unable to decide whom and when to marry, and when or whether to have children.  

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Not so long ago, most people had large families: five children, on average. Where once there was one global fertility rate, today there are many, with differences wider than at any point in human history. Family size,...

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This manual is meant for training programme managers to promote the abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). It has been designed under a joint programme of the United Nations Population Fund and the...

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Today more than 75% of people affected by humanitarian crises are women and children. And adolescents aged 10-19 years constitute a significant proportion of the population in many conflict and post-conflict settings...

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The Essential Services Package is a guidance tool identifying the essential services to be provided to all women and girls who have experienced gender-based violence, including services that should be provided by the...

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This companion booklet to How to Transform a Social Norm showcases key results achieved by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation during 2014-2017.

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How to Transform a Social Norm is a reflection on Phase II (2014-2017) of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change. 

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The 2017 Annual Report for the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage analyses the progress being made towards ending child marriage. 

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