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25 November 2021

"Ordinary Objects" exhibition calling to fight against violence opened in Nur-Sultan

On the 25th of November - right on the day of the launch of the global “16 Days of Activism” campaign, an interactive exhibition “Ordinary Objects” opened in Nur-Sultan. The exhibition showcases real... Read more

20 November 2021

Regional Forum for Youth Organizations of Central Asia was held in Almaty

Representatives of Central Asian youth organizations learned about the best practices on gender-based violence prevention. From the 18th to 20th November, a forum was held in Almaty under the... Read more

12 November 2021

Only one in two Kazakhstani females plan their pregnancy

Contraception access among Kazakhstani women has remained low over the past decades. At the same time, Kazakhstan belongs to the list of countries with a high abortion rate, where every sixth... Read more

5 November 2021

6th Republican Fathers’ Forum was held in Shymkent

    Kazakh men are not sufficiently involved in childcare and household chores. According to the research, the daily care of children in families most often (69%) falls on the shoulders of women. At... Read more

15 October 2021

Ms Giulia Vallese officially finishes her mission in the capacity of UNFPA Representative in Kazakhstan and Country Director for Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan

Ms Giulia Vallese has officially finished her mission to Kazakhstan in the capacity of Country Representative. Within four years of her work, she successfully implemented a number of crucial country... Read more

8 October 2021

Training on active ageing took place in Nur-Sultan

How to ensure active, healthy and dignified longevity for Kazakhstanis in accordance with the best international practices? Policymakers and MPs had a chance to find out answers to these questions in... Read more

27 September 2021

Kazakhstan participated in the regional launch of the Global Report on Ageism in Belgrade

The republic was represented by the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social protection Yerlan Aukenov. In his speech, the Deputy Minister emphasized that the action plan “Active Longevity” is being... Read more

9 July 2021
Press Release

World Population Day: Rights and Choices are the Answer: Whether baby boom or bust, the solution lies in prioritizing the reproductive health and rights of all people

9 July 2021 KAZAKHSTAN - The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on the population. For some, it has led to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to... Read more

16 June 2021
Press Release

From now on adolescents and young people in Kazakhstan will have access to better quality reproductive health services and counselling

16 June 2021 - KAZAKHSTAN - A round-table event entitled “Development of Youth Health Centres in the Republic of Kazakhstan; opportunities and prospects” has taken place today to present its results... Read more

13 May 2021
Press Release

KALIYA (Akmarzhan Kusherbayeva) is appointed as UNFPA Kazakhstan’s Honorary Ambassador

13 May, 2021 - KAZAKHSTAN - Singer and activist KALIYA (Akmarzhan Kusherbayeva) has been appointed as the Honorary Ambassador of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Kazakhstan. Kaliya and... Read more