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This interactive edition of the UNFPA Strategic Plan 2018-2021 shows the overall goal of UNFPA, the three transformative results, alignment with Agenda 2030, the four core areas of engagement, how we work, and budget...

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This Guide provides a conceptual and methodological framework for National Human Rights Institutions conducting country assessments and public inquiries in the context of sexual and reproductive health.

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The UNFPA Humanitarian Action Overview for 2019 showcases global priority needs for women, girls and young people affected by crisis. It also highlights UNFPA's 2018 achievements and its priorities in humanitarian...

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The report assesses the successes, challenges and opportunities that the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has offered for advancing and strengthening accountability on sexual and reproductive...

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This publication highlights a set of 24 UNFPA good practices on South-South cooperation (SSC) in the areas of sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, gender equality, youth empowerment, and...

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The cover of the report shows humanitarian aid works providing supplies to affected communities

UNFPA responds to emergencies in some of the world’s poorest countries, delivering life-saving sexual and reproductive health supplies and services to protect the rights, safety and dignity of women and young people...

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These guidelines are part of UNFPA's We Decide Programme aimed at promoting the rights of women and young persons with disabilities. 

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This report reviews the last year of Phase II, 2017, which contributed to averting 119,127 maternal deaths since 2008. It provides an overview of Phase II as a whole and concludes with lessons learned and a look...

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The third phase of UNFPA’s Maternal and Newborn Health Thematic Fund (MHTF), from 2018 to 2022, lays out a roadmap for providing maternal and newborn health through a people-centered, human rights-based...

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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. ...

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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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