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26 November 2020
Press Release

International Online Conference “Preventing Gender Based Violence against Women and Strengthening Women's Access to Justice”

Nur-Sultan, 26 November 2020 - The International Online Conference entitled “Preventing Gender Based Violence against Women and Strengthening Women's Access to Justice” (the Conference) has taken... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit

New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

9 October 2020
Press Release

Singer KALIYA, UNFPA and STEPPE re-launch “Her Future” project

9 October 2020, Kazakhstan - On the eve of International Day of the Girl Child, celebrated on October 11, famous Kazakh singer Kaliya, together with UNFPA, are re-launching an updated project for... Read more

1 October 2020

Kazakhstan is at a relatively early stage of demographic transition - population ageing

By Gaziza Moldakulova, National Coordinator on Population, Development and Gender at UNFPA Kazakhstan   Global view on ageing   The UN Secretary-General has identified demographic change as one of... Read more

29 September 2020

Why investing in Youth Health Centres that provide friendly information? - Counseling services and sexual and reproductive health protection services is key.

29 September 2020, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan - The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and different Ministries have recognized the importance of investing in the health and well-being of young... Read more

11 September 2020
Press Release

Recommendations for men on how to be engaged husbands and fathers presented in Kazakhstan

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

Leaving no one behind: helping people with disabilities during COVID-19

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

Central Asian countries meet to discuss Multi-Sectoral Response to Gender-Based Violence (based on the example of Kazakhstan)

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

Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

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

World Population Day: safeguarding the health and rights of the most vulnerable women and girls, even during COVID-19

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