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This policy paper outlines the facts about adolescents and youth, risk and protective factors affecting adolescents and four principles of providing youth-friendly services. 

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In 2019 UNFPA conducted a national desk review on people with disabilities, in-depth interviews with 86 people with different types of disabilities as well as several focus group discussions with service providers in the Turkestan region (the most populated and poorest region in the country with a high concentration of people with disabilities, or approximately 18% of the total number of registered cases).

The findings showed lack of awareness by people with disabilities of their rights, several episodes of gender-based violence as well as lack of understanding by service providers of the rights of people with disabilities to a life of dignity and respect.

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Family planning helps individuals decide the number and spacing of their children. It includes a wide range of contraceptive methods and fertility treatments.

This brochure highlights five reasons why family planning should become part of Kazakhstan's family policy.

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"Against my will: defying the practices that harm women and girls and undermine equality"

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"Against my will: defying the practices that harm women and girls and undermine equality"

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Gender analysis is a tool that is used to identify and address the different needs, opportunities and survival strategies of women and men before, during and after emergencies
or crisis situations.

This Rapid Gender Assessment for the COVID-19 situation in the Republic of Kazakhstan was prepared by the Center for Social and Political Studies "Strategy" for UN
Women and UNFPA. It provides important information on gender roles and responsibilities, opportunities and vulnerabilities that have emerged in the society in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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This document summarizes the “Population Situation Analysis of the Republic of Kazakhstan,” as prepared with technical assistance from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Kazakhstan.

The Population Situation Analysis is an analytical document that presents the key findings of a comprehensive assessment of the country’s population dynamics and structure, and of its demographic trends and outlooks. The authors analyze the country’s population situation and provide evidence for policy development and for the implementation of such data in national development planning and monitoring.

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This leaflet outlined detailed practical recommendations on antenatal care, intrapartum and postnatal care. The aim of these recommendations is to provide interim guidance to reduce the risk of infection from the mother/newborn to the maternity care provider and from the maternity care provider to the mother/newborn in the immediate clinical care situation.

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This technical guide provide guidance on how UNFPA country offices should continue to support governments in developing contingency plans, expert and technical advice, explaining the importance of a census for a country's development, and for designing and implementing effective responses to a pandemic.

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This document serves as an adjunct to the UNFPA COVID-19 Technical Brief for Maternity Services to provide interim guidance (https://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/resource-pdf/COVID-19_MNH_guidance_04.pdf) on providing phone based antenatal care (ANC) in the immediate clinical situation during COVID-19. These recommendations are provided as a resource for UNFPA staff based on a combination of WHO guidelines, good practice and expert advice based on the latest scientific evidence.

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