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31 March 2021
Press Release

UNFPA and SGDD-ASAM support refugees with disabilities together with the European Union

In Turkey, 450,000 refugees live with disabilities. Many of them don’t have enough information about available services or cannot access them. The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA Turkey and the... Read more

22 March 2021

Returning to life with support of social services

Turkey has been hosting the largest number of refugees globally with close to 4 million refugees and asylum-seekers, including 3.6 million Syrians. Despite the efforts of state authorities and other... Read more

12 March 2021

New UNFPA data reveals that nearly 12 million women lost access to contraception due to disruptions caused by the pandemic, leading to 1.4 million unintended pregnancies

New York, 11 March 2021 - UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, released new data today indicating that nearly 12 million women in 115 countries lost access to family planning services... Read more

12 March 2021

Our research on the needs of women health workers in the COVID-19 pandemic is out!

“The Research on Specialized Needs of Women Health Workers in the COVID-19 Pandemic” conducted by the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA Turkey and Hacettepe University Women's Research and... Read more

5 March 2021

The last 25 years of child marriages in Turkey

One in every five children in the world is married. Every year, 12 million girls become deprived of many fundamental rights, especially education, health and employment due to child marriage (UNFPA,... Read more

19 February 2021

We Will Leave No One Behind!

At the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) our mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. Our goal is... Read more

18 February 2021

Surveys in Covid-19 and Post Covid-19 Days study is out!

ANKARA – “Surveys in Covid-19 and Post Covid-19 Days” study which was prepared by Hacettepe University of Institute Population Studies (HUIPS) with the support of United Nations Population Fund,... Read more

17 February 2021

They got married at early ages and fight against child marriage now

In Turkey, one in five women who are currently 20-49 years old, married under the age of 18. One-third of girls who got married before the age of 18 also became a mother at child age. Nuray and Hülya... Read more

16 February 2021

UNFPA Turkey continues to work for ending child marriage

Around the world, about one in five children is married. 9 out of every 10 children who got married at child age are girls. Child marriage is one of the most harmful practices against women and girls... Read more

11 February 2021

An Adolescent Girl Building Robots and Resilience in the Face of War

Every year, millions of women and girls across the world are kept away from science and technology. This is due to long-standing biases and gender stereotypes, in addition to a lack of resources,... Read more