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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. It does so by promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and equity, and supporting the use of population data in the formulation of national policies and programmes. 

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UNFPA TT Voice will be an annual publication that aims to provide a conduit of information through which UNFPA Trinidad and Tobago‘s Office (TTO) will update all actors on the work being done, not only by our office, but also, by our partners throughout T&T.

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There is a lot of misinformation and myths out there about sex, sexual health and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Maybe you've heard something you are unsure about-such as "can you really get an STI from a toilet seat?"

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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. It does so by promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and equity, and supporting the use of population data in the formulation of national policies and programmes.

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There are many types of sexual violence as it encompasses a range of offenses, including:

  • completed non-consensual sex act (i.e. rape),
  • Attempted non-consensual sex act (i.e., attempted rape)
  • Abusice sexual contact (i.e., unwanted touching), and
  • Non-contact sexual abuse (e.g., threatened sexual violence, exhibitionism, verbal sexual harrassment)
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The biomedical approach focuses on risk behaviour rather than on the social determinants or root causes of the HIV epidemic. It has not been widely recognized that the epidemic is in fact a product of a problematic approach to sexual and reproductive health – one that creates and perpetuates vulnerability. Cultural beliefs and attitudes related to gender and sexuality continue to permeate the fabric of social systems including the health sector, legal systems and governance frameworks in general.

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UNFPA TT Voice‘ will be an annual publication that aims to pro-vide a conduit of information through which UNFPA Trinidad and Tobago‘s Office (TTO) will update all actors on the work being done, not only by our office, but also, by our partners throughout T&T.

Full review

The average life expectancy at birth in 2006 was 65 for males and 74 for females. The national poverty rate has increased, from 33% in 2001 to 41.3% in 2010. In 2005, the maternal mortality ratio was 134 per 100,000 live births with 60% of deaths due to eclampsia. The proportion of under-five and under one deaths occurring in the neonatal period is at 40 and 60% respectively, similarly to other Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries. Belize is a signatory to the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Millennium Development Goals. 

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This study is commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as part of its Comprehensive Condom Programming (CCP) initiative. The study objectives are to:

  • Provide actionable evidence for social marketing decision making for sex workers;

  • Identify levels and trends in behavior, risk, opportunity, ability, and motivation constructs; and

  • Determine which group and subgroup determinants affect decision to use condoms. 

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The spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—a pathogen transmitted in most cases by sexual activity—is a clear example of the urgency of tackling the issue of sexuality head on and understanding how it relates to the health and well-being of women and men and the population as a whole. 

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