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Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities.

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The UNFPA Humanitarian Action 2020 Overview describes global needs for women, girls and young people who have been affected by humanitarian crises. It also showcases priorities for UNFPA's global humanitarian action...
This brochure describes a method of Small Area Estimation that combines census and household survey data. It also presents a case study based on data from Nepal. The case study illustrates the use of census as well as...
Costing the Three Transformative Results focuses on new research to estimate the costs associated the global effort led by UNFPA to: (a) end preventable maternal deaths, (b) end the unmet need for family planning, and...
This publication provides a benchmarking framework, which positions learning and adaptation as the center of result-based management.
Beyond the Crossing: Female genital mutilation across borders
Globally, it is estimated that at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) in 30 countries, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda. The practice is...
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of UNFPA and the 25th of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development, this book showcases the "change makers" who have made substantial contributions to sexual...
The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 (November 2019) provided an opportunity to complete the unfinished business of the ICPD Programme of Action and also a chance to commit to a forward looking sexual and reproductive health...
This resource presents 16 Minimum Standards for the prevention of and response to gender-based violence in emergencies.
Humanitarian crises produce psychological suffering and trauma that threaten the health and well-being of affected people, and erode global efforts for peacebuilding and recovery. In 2019, nearly 143 million people...
This report presents internationally comparable global, regional and country-level estimates and trends for maternal mortality between 2000 and 2017.

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