Get Us To Zero

Masculinity PSA

Pregnant at 13

UNFPA Trinidad & Tobago PSA Teenage Pregnancy

Wise Up (Jamaica) Episode 1

World Population Day 2013 Video: Jamaica

World Population Day 2013 Video: Suriname

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International Day of the Midwife 2015

Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide and thank them for the life-saving work they do.

There is no stronger testament to their care and commitment than baby Obada, the 3,000th baby delivered safely at the women’s clinic in the Za’atari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. Since the clinic started providing normal delivery services in June 2013, all babies have been born healthy and the infant and maternal death rate is zero. more

"Nuh Guh Deh” campaign to end sex with the girl child

Eve for Life, a non-governmental organization and NoMaddz Band, with support of the United Nations in Jamaica, have teamed up to produce a song and video to prevent sexual violence against girls. The song, “Nuh Guh Deh” reflects the theme of the public advocacy campaign that urges Jamaicans to speak up and condemn sexual violence against young girls. more

International Women's Day 2015

During the past 20 years, we have witnessed remarkable advances in promoting the human rights and dignity of women and girls and their full and equal participation in society.
The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, and the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing bolstered progress for women’s rights to make their own choices about their bodies and their futures.
For the first time, world leaders proclaimed sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as human rights integral to gender equality and women’s dignity and empowerment. These rights are essential for the enjoyment of other fundamental rights, for eradicating poverty and for achieving social justice and sustainable development.
Today, on International Women’s Day, we celebrate the progress we have made. And, we pledge to redouble efforts to complete these unfinished agendas. We will not stop until we cross the finish line and realize equality between girls and boys and women and men.    more

2014: Year in Review

2014 was an important year for UNFPA. There were several international conferences with which the SRO was actively engaged. Preparatory activities included advocating high level participation of government and civil society representatives from across the region, providing technical and financial support as appropriate to ensure that the voice of the Caribbean is represented when decisions about the Post 2015 development agenda are being crafted. more

SWOP 2014: The Power of 1.8 Billion: Adolescents, Youth and the Transformation of the Future

We must invest in young people to realize the potential that resides within them,” Sheila Roseau, Director, UNFPA Sub-regional Office for the Caribbean, said today at the launch of the agency’s flagship report, The State of World Population Report 2014, entitled The Power of 1.8 Billion: Adolescents, Youth and the Transformation of the Future in Kingston, Jamaica. more

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2014

The UN system in Jamaica hosted a high-level meeting with parliamentarians to observe International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on 25th November at the Terra Nova Hotel, Kingston. The meeting sought to highlight some of the key issues relating to sexual violence and adolescent reproductive health in Jamaica. The event also saw the launch Eve for Life's 'Nuh Guh Deh” Campaign which aims to sensitize the public around sexual violence. more

Song: "United" - 7BillionActions.org

 

By the end of 2011, the world will have reached 7 billion people.  UNFPA is leading an innovative global campaign to bring awareness to the opportunities and challenges that this milestone represents.  Music has always been the best way to speak to the hearts of people.  Playing for Change has partnered with UNFPA to present an oiginal song around the world to serve as an anthem for such an important time.


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Review on Public Healthcare Protocols, Guidelines & Proceedures on GBV in Barbados
Report on the Review of Public Health Care Protocols on GBV in Barbados

Gender-based violence is an umbrella term for any harmful act perpetrated on the basis of socially constructed gender roles.

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Condom use among Sex Workers in Suriname
Condom Use among Sex Workers in Suriname

This report presents the results of a study on the access to, and consistent and correct use of, condoms among sex workers in Suriname, South America.