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COVID-19: A Gender Lens

Situation Report

Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and those in extreme poverty, worse. This needs to be considered, given the different impacts surrounding detection and access to treatment for women and men.

Women represent 70 percent of the health and social sector workforce globally and special attention should be given to how their work environment may expose them to discrimination, as well as thinking about their sexual and reproductive health and psychosocial needs as frontline health workers.

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UNFPA statement on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnancy

Declarations and Statement

Pregnant women should take routine preventative actions to avoid infection with the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), UNFPA announced in a statement. These preventative measures, recommended in alignment with the World Health Organization (WHO), include diligent hand-washing, avoiding close contact with people exhibiting symptoms of infection, covering sneezes and coughs, and thoroughly cooking meat and eggs.

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State of World Population 2019

Annual Report

The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and shape their own futures. But despite the gains made over the past 50 years, since the establishment of  UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, the world still has a long way to go before rights and choices are claimed by all, according to the State of World Population 2019, released by UNFPA on 10 April 2019.

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State of World Population 2017

Annual Report

In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger at the bottom, denied their human rights and prospects for a better life. At the top, resources and privileges accrue at explosive rates, pushing the world ever further from the vision of equality embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Gender-based Violence: UNFPA Prevention & Response

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"Gender-based Violence: UNFPA Prevention & Response" publication is developed from the results of mapping exercise of UNFPA engagement in Ending Gender-based Violence worldwide. 

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Kentli Haklar› El Kitab›

Publications

Bu El Kitabının Amacı Nedir? - Kent yönetimi için yerel düzeyde gerekli bir dizi ilkeyi bir araya getirmek, - Kentlilere, yaíanabilir bir kent için gereken olanak, hak ve kentli sorumlulukları hakkında bilgi vermek, - Avrupa Birliði’nin koyduðu kentsel kriterleri yerel yö- netimlere ve kentlilere tanıtmak, - Kentlere verilecek çeíitli ödüllere bir baz oluíturmak.

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Combating Domestic Violence Against Women

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Violence against women constitutes a violation of fundamental human rights and regrettably, domestic violence against women continues to exist in the 21st century all around the world. Violence not only affects the physical and mental health of women, but also results in a loss of self-esteem and confidence, quality of life and selfsufficiency. It impedes the advancement of women’s legal, social, political and economic status

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namuscinayet

Publications

Bu projenin genel amacı, Türk toplumundaki namus anlayışının ve namus cinayeti dinamiklerinin anlaşılması, ve asıl hedef olarak, bu konudaki kapsamlı bir hareket programı için geri-bildirim temin edilmesidir. Araştırma önerisinde belirtildiği gibi, nitel araştırma teknikleri kullanılarak, saha araştırması ve dört farklı şehirden veri toplanması için zemin hazırlayan bir atölye çalışması ile bu hedefe ulaşılmıştır. 

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Current Overview of Turkey’s Population

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As of January 2016, the population of Turkey, defined by the number of people residing in Turkey, is approximately 78.7 million'. Including temporary residents, the population of Turkey is estimated to exceed 81 million. This report presents certain topics related to the current status of Turkey's population and certain prominent issues related to its population, and to provide those working in this field with a current overview of the country's population. 

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An Overview of Turkey's Young Population

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A desk review was made in colloboration with Population Association and UNFPA Turkey on Turkey's young population. 

 

 

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