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5 May 2021
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Global shortage of 900,000 midwives threatens women’s lives and health, new report shows

The world is facing a shortage of about 900,000 midwives, according to a new report published by UNFPA, the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) and... Read more

5 May 2021
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Trust the evidence: invest in midwives

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Day of the Midwife   Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the health... Read more

14 April 2021
Press Release

State of World of Population Report 2021

Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report Violations include rape, forced sterilization, virginity testing, female genital mutilation and more Tashkent, 14... Read more

8 April 2021
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CIS-Stat Committee is supporting the census in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is preparing for its first census in more than three decades, and UNFPA has been supporting the preparations to it in close cooperation with international partners. One of the key expert... Read more

6 March 2021
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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

19 February 2021
Press Release

Conference on Protection of maternity and childhood

Tashkent, February 19, 2021 – UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) together with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan organized a conference on “Reproductive health and women rights... Read more

11 February 2021
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Embassy of Switzerland deliver IT equipment to the State Committee of Statistics of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Tashkent, February 11, 2021 – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Embassy of Switzerland deliver IT equipment to the State Committee of Statistics of the Republic of Uzbekistan. ... Read more

20 January 2021
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UNFPA and the UNHCR deliver IT equipment to the State Committee of Statistics of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Tashkent, January 20, 2021 – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) deliver IT equipment to the State Committee of Statistics of the Republic of... Read more

14 January 2021
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UNFPA supply human papillomavirus (HPV) testing equipment and test systems to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Tashkent, January 14, 2021 – UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) supply human papillomavirus (HPV) testing equipment and test systems to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan.  This... Read more

17 December 2020
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The first Forum “The role of women parliamentarians in the development of Uzbekistan”

On 14 December 2020, the first Forum on the theme: "The role of women parliamentarians in the development of Uzbekistan" was held in Tashkent. The event was organized by the Senate of the Oliy Majlis... Read more

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