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25 November 2018
Statement
Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and... Read more
7 November 2018
News
Diyarbakır 7 November 2018 - KAMER Foundation which is one of the implementing partners within the scope of Humanitarian Aid Program of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Turkey Office, held a... Read more
24 October 2018
Press Release
First Lady Emine Erdoğan will be the guest of honour at the 2018 “Let’s Talk!” event next week taking place in Antalya, Turkey between the 25th-26th October.  Hosted by campaigner and philanthropist... Read more
17 October 2018
Press Release
The power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and social development, new UNFPA report shows UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 October 2018 - The global trend towards... Read more
11 October 2018
News
İstanbul, October 11th, 2018 – The 4th International Day of the Girl Child Conference, co-organized by Aydın Doğan foundation, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women was held on October 11th at the Hilton... Read more
20 September 2018
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Video of 5FPg2ka_nwI 20 September 2018, İzmir –Edis Görgülü, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Spokesperson paid a visit to the Bulut Öncü Youth Centre located in İzmir. The centre run by... Read more
6 September 2018
News
Songül Öden, acclaimed actress and a spokesperson for the UNFPA Humanitarian Aid Programme, visited the UNFPA Women and Girls Safe Space (WGSS) in Istanbul. The WGSS is funded by European Civil... Read more
15 August 2018
News
Gemila’s hands: ©UNFPA Turkey/Rebecca Zerzan
SANLIURFA, Turkey – “My husband was very strict,” Gemila*, a 28-year-old Syrian refugee, told UNFPA. “He wanted to crush people.” Gemila had been married off, despite her protests, at age 17. A few... Read more
7 August 2018
News
Dr. Hadel Bakjaje says certain vaginal infections "can become chronic and can cause miscarriages and early births." ©UNFPA Turkey/Usenabasi Esiet
SANLIURFA, Turkey – Refugee women and girls face extraordinary hardships. They endure grave risks and often brutal violence, and many are thrust into poverty. But they can also face another, more... Read more
26 July 2018
News
SANLIURFA, Turkey – “Even today, we saw a 17 year old who is pregnant and already has a child,” said midwife Neval, sitting in the Devtesti Centre, a women’s and girls’ safe space in Sanliurfa,... Read more

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