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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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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Preparedness and Response: Gender Equality and Addressing Gender-based Violence (GBV)

Technical Reports and Document

Gender Equality and Addressing Gender-based Violence (GBV) and
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Prevention, Protection and Response.

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Preparedness and Response: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Maternal and Newborn Health & COVID-19

Technical Reports and Document

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Maternal and Newborn Health &
COVID-19

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COVID19- A Gender Lens Guidance Note

Technical Reports and Document

Protecting Sexual and Reprodutive Health and Rights and Promotin Gender Equality

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State of World Population 2019

State of World Population Report

Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to die giving birth. Many women were unable to decide whom and when to marry, and when or whether to have children.

A worldwide movement to give women real choices in life culminated in the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), where a consensus was reached about the links between women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive health, and rights and sustainable development.

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The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

State of World Population Report

Not so long ago, most people had large families: five children, on average. Where once there was one global fertility rate, today there are many, with differences wider than at any point in human history.

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