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Cairo Declaration

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Declaration adopted at the ICPD Beyond 2014 Regional Conference on Population and Development in the Arab States held in Cairo from 24 through 26 June 2013. 

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Rabat Declaration

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Declaration adopted at the Arab States Regional Forum on Gender-Based Violence held in Rabat, Morocco, from 28 through 29 November 2013. 

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UNFPA Regional Strategy on Prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence in the Arab States

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In line with UNFPA's mission as well as commitments made by the UN and the International Community, addressing GBV is a priority for the Population Fund. The current Strategic Plan for 2008-2011 (extended to 2013) and the Strategic Plan for 2014-2017 sharpened the organization’s focus on its primary goals: to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health, secure reproductive rights and reduce maternal mortality. 

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UNFPA Arab States News

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Newsletter published by the Arab States Regional Office of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.

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Regional Situation Report For Syria Crisis

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SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC: UNFPA calls for urgent action to en¬hance the functionality of emergency obstetric care services, as the percentage of Caesarean sections in public health facilities soared from 29 per cent in 2009 to 45 per cent in 2013. UNFPA initiates new reproductive health forms in ten private hospitals in the most five affected governorates, enabling more women to have access to emergency obstetric care services free of charge. 

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Reducing Maternal Mortality in Morocco

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Policy brief reviewing Morocco’s experience with implementing a comprehensive set of evidence-based measures 

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Sexual Harassment in the Arab Region

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A report prepared by the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund 

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Young People in Arab States: Changing the World for the Better

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In the aftermath of the social movements for change that have shaken the region since January 2011, UNFPA together with young people in an inclusive, bottom-up approach, revisited UNFPA's work in the Arab States. This resulted in a Strategic Framework for Programming on Young People in the Arab States. 

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Standards for Peer Education Programmes

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A guide designed as a basic reference tool for supervisors, trainers 

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Women’s Need for Family Planning in Arab Countries

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Family planning is critical for the health of women and their families 

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