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10 May 2017
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UNFPA has won the Webby Award and the Webby People's Voice Award in the category of Best Use of Photography for the web feature, "16 Girls, 16 Stories of Resistance". The Webby Award was bestowed by... Read more
17 November 2016
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On 20th October 2016, in the context of the "Investing in 10-Year-Old Girls" and in an effort to focus attention on population issues and need to find solutions particularly on national levels,... Read more
7 October 2016
Dağlar Çilingir is 22 years old young women studying political science and international relations in Boğaziçi University. She joined Reproductive Health Peer Educations Project in 2014 and became a... Read more
7 October 2016
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UNFPA started a new partnership with Hacettepe University Institute of Population Studies in July 2016. The partnership envisages to establish an institutionalized training programme on demography... Read more
7 October 2016
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“I’ve had to take large amounts of sick leave and, when that ran out, annual leave to deal with effects of an abusive partner. I thought I was going to lose my job.The fear of losing my job made... Read more
24 May 2016
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UNFPA-supported Safe Space in Turkey
ISTANBUL, Turkey – For over three years after conflict broke out in their province, 28-year-old Fatma Fayiz Dawi and her family remained determined to stay in their home in Syria, despite the... Read more
21 May 2016
UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd spent a day in UNFPA Women and Girls Safe Space in Istanbul during her visit for the World Humanitarian Summit. In response to over 2.7 million Syrian refugees,... Read more
13 February 2015
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ISTANBUL, Turkey – “It was a nightmare. Maybe even worse than a nightmare.” That is how Beyza,* 19, described her experience of marrying at the age of 13. Deprived of an education and facing family... Read more
11 July 2014
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  On 11 July, as communities everywhere observe World Population Day, UNFPA calls for investments in support of the largest-ever generation of young people. Today, there are about 1.8... Read more
1 January 2014
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  World’s 1.8 Billion Young Can Propel Socioeconomic Development Developing countries with large youth populations could see their economies soar, provided they invest heavily in young people’s... Read more

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