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11 May 2021
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Pre-marital counseling materials for couples wanting to marry in the Mosque available for the first time in Kazakhstan

11 May 2021 - KAZAKHSTAN - 80,000 copies of pre-marital counselling  materials  for  couples wanting to marry  have been disseminated across Mosques of all regions of Kazakhstan. The materials will... Read more

5 May 2021
Press Release

Kazakhstan’s population ageing to almost double in 30 years’ time

The number of Kazakhstan’s older people will almost double in 30 years’ time; decision-makers discuss findings of studies on their socio-economic... Read more

14 April 2021
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Globally, nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body Is My Own

14 April, 2021 - KAZAKHSTAN - Nearly half of women in 57 countries are denied the right to say no to having  sex with their partners, use contraception or seek healthcare, according to UNFPA’s 2021... Read more

9 April 2021
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UNFPA will train 210 healthcare providers from practically every region’s Youth Health Centre (YHC)

Online workshops in Kazakh and Russian will be conducted for two months starting from 9 April 2021 for healthcare providers working in areas of adolescent health and providing youth-friendly health... Read more

8 April 2021
Press Release

UNFPA, Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan, medical education institutions and leading research facilities discuss educational SRH courses developed by UNFPA

 8 April, 2021, KAZAKHSTAN - The Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan and UNFPA have made great strides in strengthening policies and developing the institutional potential in sexual and reproductive... Read more

17 March 2021
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For the first time a publication on reproductive health for women with disabilities is available in Braille

1 March 2021, KAZAKHSTAN – “The publication “A matter of importance: your reproductive health and reproductive rights”, developed by “Shyrak” Association of Women with Disabilities together with the... Read more

12 March 2021
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Medical and counselling support to survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) based on Kazakhstan’s first ever Clinical Protocol on the healthcare response to GBV

40 healthcare workers from the city of Shymkent and Turkestan region, including physicians, psychologists and social workers, have completed a two-day virtual training in Kazakh, which equipped them... Read more

10 March 2021
Press Release

Photo-exhibition “Women on the frontline of the response to COVID-19” now in Almaty

On the occasion of International Women's Day “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World,” 15 female professionals and activists share stories of courage and resilience during... Read more

9 March 2021
News

The Embassy of Finland recognizes director Katerina Suvorova as a champion of gender equality in Kazakhstan in an International Women’s Day event organized by the Embassy and UN organizations.

The Embassy of Finland recognizes director Katerina Suvorova as a champion of gender equality in Kazakhstan in an International Women’s Day event organized by the Embassy and UN organizations. On 8... Read more

5 March 2021
Statement

Joint Statement by United Nations agencies in Kazakhstan on the occasion of the International Women’s Day

Nur-Sultan – In marking International Women's Day with the people of Kazakhstan we highlight the achievements of the women and men across society engaged in efforts to ensure respect for women’s... Read more

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