Ensuring rights and choices for all


1 December 2019

Sex workers face high HIV risks – and high barriers to care

SKOPJE, North Macedonia – As a transgender sex worker, Lila Milic has endured more than her share of mistreatment. Yet she does not feel safe seeking care and protection in the one place that should be a safe haven for all – the health facility. “One time, when I was 24 years old, I was returning home when three clients

23 October 2019

UNFPA population event ends with calls for strengthening human capital in response to demographic change

Investing in human capital, especially people’s health, education and innovative potential, is a key strategy for responding to demographic change in South-East Europe, participants concluded today at a regional population conference organized by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in Sarajevo. The countries of South-

12 August 2019

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation

New York, United Nations  - From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25 years ago at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. In the decades since, we at UNFPA have accompanied countless young people on the journey from

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