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4 August 2021
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Healing lives through support and hope

Since the beginning of the Syria conflict in 2011, almost 13,5 million Syrian have been forcibly displaced, more than 6,5 million of whom had to flee their home country in search of safety. Over 200,... Read more

30 July 2021
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UNFPA supports Turkey’s COVID-19 response in the remotest areas

Since 2020, the world has been struggling with one of the most infectious viruses in world history, COVID-19 pandemic. While the virus has become a pandemic in a very short time, various measures... Read more

9 July 2021
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World Population Day 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on the world population. During the pandemic, disruptions in accessing reproductive health services and family planning methods especially in... Read more

30 June 2021
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Women and Youth Support Center raises hope for refugees

Hosting the largest number of refugees in the world, Turkey provides shelter to approximately 4 million refugees, 3.6 million of whom are Syrians under temporary protection. 20% of the refugees are... Read more

12 May 2021
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5 WOMEN, 5 STORIES...

Young, elderly, poor, wealthy, migrant, refugee, educated, uneducated, with disabilities or white collar… Physical, sexual, psychological or economic, gender-based violence targets all types of women... Read more

7 May 2021
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In crisis after crisis, mothers around the world are asked to do the impossible

UNITED NATIONS, New York ‒ “We were all alone, all the time,” Tatuli Paghava, 31, told UNFPA in Georgia, explaining how the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified hardships for mothers.  “Everything got... Read more

5 May 2021
Press Release

New UNFPA report sounds the alarm on global shortage of 900,000 midwives

Fully investing in midwives by 2035 would avert roughly two-thirds of maternal, newborn deaths and stillbirths, saving 4.3 million lives per year.  UNITED NATIONS, New York - Millions of lives of... Read more

5 May 2021
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The Story of Umut Midwife: Bringing New Lives to the World During the Pandemic

In helping ease new life into the world, midwives continue to work with devotion and sacrifice by putting their own health at risk in COVID-19 times too. During the pandemic, they are in the field,... Read more

28 April 2021
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Distinguished Actress Hazal Kaya became the new Honorary Ambassador of UNFPA Turkey!

ANKARA, TURKEY - Successful actress Hazal Kaya has been appointed as the new Honorary Ambassador of United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA Turkey. The appointment ceremony was realized with an online... Read more

14 April 2021
Press Release

My Body Is My Own: 2021 State of World Population Report is published!

Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, report, My Body is My Own. Violations include rape, forced sterilization, virginity testing... Read more

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