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11 September 2020
Press Release
At the initiative of the National Commission on Women, Family and Demographic Policy under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has developed... Read more
18 August 2020
News
Yelena Ryzhikh goes on work-related missions five or six times a day. She works as a sign language interpreter at “Umyt” Public Foundation Support Centre for People with Hearing Impairments in Almaty... Read more
18 August 2020
Press Release
17-18 August 2020, Turkestan, KAZAKHSTAN - Government officials, civil society, development partners and international organizations from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and... Read more
12 August 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people are taking action to... Read more
10 July 2020
Press Release
11 July 2020, NUR-SULTAN – To date the COVID-19 pandemic has affected directly at least 12 million people, with over half a million dead. But the full toll of this crisis has been incalculably... Read more
30 June 2020
Press Release
30 June 2020, NUR-SULTAN - Every year, millions of girls around the world are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, according to the State of World Population 2020,... Read more
19 June 2020
Press Release
Nur-Sultan – The burden of unpaid care work on many women is increasing due to school closures, aged family members at risk and other consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak. Women are often the... Read more
28 May 2020
News
Context: Reports from the media, civil society and international organizations show that the COVID-19 lockdown worldwide has further exacerbated gender inequalities and incidents of gender-based... Read more
5 May 2020
Statement
  As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being born.  Childbirth doesn't stop for pandemics, and neither do midwives. They are working tirelessly on the... Read more
1 May 2020
News
People in Kazakhstan report more cases of domestic violence during quarantine In Kazakhstan the number of reports of domestic violence have continued to rise during quarantine. But this is in no way... Read more

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