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Seeing the Unseen

Seeing the Unseen

State of World Population Report

Half. That’s the share of all pregnancies that are unintended. Nothing is more fundamental to bodily autonomy than the ability to decide whether or not to become pregnant. Yet for too many, the most life-altering reproductive choice is no choice at all. Women are more likely to experience an unintended pregnancy when they have fewer choices and less power.

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Young people's access and barriers to SRHR services in South Africa

Technical Reports and Document

Developed by the South African Action Coalition on Bodily Autonomy and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). Through  new international Action Coalition on Bodily Autonomy and SRHR, UNFPA is championing access to contraception and comprehensive sexuality education and promoting measures that will empower women and adolescents to make autonomous decisions about their own bodies. The coalition also supports the right to bodily integrity and acts to end female genital mutilation and child marriage.

 

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Prevalence and factors associated with intimate partner violence among adolescent girls and young women in in South Africa

Fact Sheet

Summary of findings. Evidence indicate that intimate partner violence (IPV) is disturbingly high among South African adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). Understanding prevalence and risk factors for IPV among these emerging adults is critical for developing appropriate interventions to prevent adverse health outcomes later in life.

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The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

Publication

The State of the World’s Midwifery 2021 builds on previous reports in the SoWMy series and represents an unprecedented effort to document the whole world’s Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health workforce, with a focus on midwives. It calls for urgent investment in midwives to enable them to fulfil their potential.

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My Body Is My Own

State of World Population Report

We have the inherent right to choose what we do with our body, to ensure its protection and care, to pursue its expression. The quality of our lives depends on it. In fact, our lives themselves depend on it. 

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Against My Will

State of World Population Report

Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are subjected to practices that harm them physically or psychologically, or both, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities.

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UNFPA South Africa response to Covid-19

Newsletter

The onset of the novel coronavirus invoked sweeping emergency measures in South Africa

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Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action

Publication

COVID-19: Working with and for young people

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United Nations in South Africa launches Emergency Flash Appeal for the Impact of COVID-19

Publication

On 30 April 2020, the United Nations in South Africa launched a US$136 million (R2.5 billion) emergency appeal to assist up to 10 million people in vulnerable communities facing various risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the areas of health, water and sanitation, food security and gender-based violence, among others.

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Preparedness and Response: Adolescents and Young People

Technical Reports and Document

Adolescents and Young People & Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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