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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
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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
1 May 2020
Press Release
Nur-Sultan – The combination of economic and social stresses brought on by the pandemic, as well as restrictions on movement, have impacted everyone but more so the most vulnerable including women... Read more
24 April 2020
News
A communications campaign targeting families to bring them closer together during the difficult time of COVID-19 pandemic has been conducted by the National Commission for Women, Family and... Read more
24 April 2020
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A communications campaign targeting families to bring them closer together during the difficult time of COVID-19 pandemic has been conducted by the National Commission for Women, Family and... Read more
23 April 2020
News
A 2016 national survey showed that 17 percent of women in Kazakhstan reported experiencing violence from their intimate partner. In 2017 out of all crimes committed against women in Kazakhstan, 98%... Read more
7 April 2020
Statement
On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health ... Read more
27 March 2020
News
Are pregnant women at higher risk from COVID-19? Research is currently underway to understand the impacts of COVID 19 infection on pregnant women. Data are limited, but at present there is no... Read more
17 March 2020
Statement
UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more
18 December 2019
News
Azhar (name changed) was 17 when she came to “Mother’s Home” in Nur-Sultan determined to abandon her daughter. “They would put the baby in my arms and I would throw her back on the bed, - Azhar says... Read more

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