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14 September 2021
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Promoting human rights and gender equality programmes

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the British Embassy in Turkmenistan signed a new cooperation agreement, which will be aimed at promoting a human rights-based, gender sensitive and... Read more

6 August 2021
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New specialized social services to prevent unintended pregnancy and domestic violence piloted in Turkmenistan

Two new community-based specialized social services will be piloted in Ashgabat and Turkmenabat cities on social support for prevention of unintended pregnancy and prevention of the domestic violence... Read more

9 July 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day - 11 July: For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to... Read more

9 July 2021
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Expanding choices for women and girls will save $87mln for Turkmenistan, UNFPA study finds

The Government of Turkmenistan, with UNFPA support, conducted an Investment Case to determine the cost of ending the unmet need for family planning by 2030.  The study launched on the eve of World... Read more

8 July 2021
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Accelerating progress towards the SDGs through advancing gender equality

The National Institute of State, Law and Democracy of Turkmenistan jointly with the Women Union of Turkmenistan, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and OSCE, the Organization for Security and... Read more

23 April 2021
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Turkmenistan reinforced commitments to accelerate progress for women and girls at the CPD54

The linkages between the COVID-19 and gender inequality, food insecurity and obstacles in access to healthcare and reproductive rights were discussed at the Economic and Social Council’s 54th session... Read more

14 April 2021
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Nearly half of all women worldwide are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report "My Body is My Own"

NEW YORK/ISTANBUL, 14 April 2021 - Nearly half of women in 57 countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek health care, according to... Read more

17 March 2021
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Strategic directions of the National Action Plan on Gender Equality for 2021-2025 presented

The official presentation of the National Action Plan on Gender Equality in Turkmenistan for 2021-2025 was held today in an online presentation organized by the Government and the United Nations... Read more

8 March 2021
Statement

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and... Read more

2 March 2021
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Turkmenistan and UNFPA sign the Co-Financing Agreement for the 2021-2025 Country Programme

The Government of Turkmenistan will co-finance the 2021-2025 Country Programme between Turkmenistan and UNFPA.  The Co-Financing Agreement was signed today by Deputy Chairperson of the Cabinet of... Read more

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