Ensuring rights and choices for all


12 August 2018

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2018

We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We want to build lasting peace. Therefore, young people belong at the centre of our collective efforts. Let us embrace young people as active partners on this journey together. None of our ambitious global goals can be

23 March 2017

UNFPA supports the development of Kazakhstan Family planning national framework program

Despite a significant segment of reproductive age population, the use of contraception in Kazakhstan remains low.  According to the 2015 Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), the use of modern contraception among married women aged 15-49 years was 50% in 2006 and 49.5% in 2010, and the unmet demand for advanced


One in eight women in Kazakhstan experiences gender-based violence
GBV in Kazakhstan (Russian)


Violence against women (VAW) is a global problem that does not recognize any cultural,...
Free oral contraceptives for 15-19-year-old. What does it cost, and what are the benefits...

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