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6 June 2022
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Minister of Home Affairs in Suriname stands at podium delivering speech

National population policy launched in Suriname

The collective effort of the Ministry of Home Affairs, The Planning Office of Suriname, and the Statistical Bureau of Suriname with the technical and financial assistance from The United Nations... Read more

3 June 2022
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Promotional graphic for the webinar "How do unintended pregnancies affect me?"

UNFPA engages with Caribbean youth about unintended pregnancies

Youth from across the Caribbean were engaged by UNFPA in a discussion about unintended pregnancies and its effects. They provided their perspectives on the issue in a virtual Youth Round Table Talk... Read more

3 June 2022
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Girl shields face with palm (gender based violence)

UNFPA and Bureau of Gender Affairs collaborate to foster the intersectoral response to Gender Based Violence in the framework of the Spotlight Initiative

UNFPA in collaboration with the Bureau of Gender Affairs in Jamaica supports the further development of policies to improve the interagency coordinated service delivery for survivors of gender based... Read more

3 June 2022
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Supporting the Belize Family Life Association to promote safe sexual behavior during COVID-19

"If COVID was transmitted sexually, the populations we serve would be covered” words rivetingly stated by Mrs. Joan Burke-Skeen, Executive Director, Belize Family Life Association (BFLA).   The onset... Read more

3 June 2022
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Woman in wheelchair holding microphone delivering speech

Getting to Know You - Esten Cohen - Suriname

A 36-year-old woman, born on Suriname’s Independence Day on November 25th, Esten Cohen has a physical disability, but, as she says, chooses “not to place ‘dis’ in my ability because I am This Able... Read more

3 June 2022
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Regional officials sign compact of commitment in a bid to improve services for GBV survivors

Regional officials gave their commitment to make quality services available and accessible for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) during the launch of the Essential Services Package (ESP)... Read more

3 June 2022
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CARICOM, UNFPA successfully launch regional network to improve support for survivors of GBV

A more coordinated approach to the provision of services for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) is expected in the Region with the establishment of an Essential Services Package (ESP) Community... Read more

19 January 2022
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Healthcare providers trained to respond to Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

  Healthcare providers at the UWI Mona were recently trained on how to best respond when handling cases that may involve violence against women and girls (VAWG). The workshop was conducted under the... Read more

19 January 2022
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Image of Elga Salvadore, Joy Crawford and Seth Breokman during the Hope App Media Launch

A Ray of Hope: Launch of Mobile App in partnership with Eve for Life and the Spotlight Initiative

UNFPA in Jamaica, in partnership with UNAIDS,  Eve for Life and the EU -funded Spotlight Initiative (SI) launched the HOPE Mobile Application in December. The theme of the mobile application is “... Read more

19 January 2022
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UNFPA in Jamaica collaborates with Government and CSOs to address GBV and Family Violence, Scale up HFLE

  Notwithstanding progress made in Jamaica in advancing gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment, gender discrimination, including its worst manifestation and forms, such as violence... Read more

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