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FIGHTING BACK TEARS… CLINGING TO DREAMS

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In Fighting Back Tears ... Clinging to Dreams. Syrian Women in Their Own Words, a different picture of Syria emerges than the one we normally see. 

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Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Training manual for facilitator

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Five years on, the Syria Crisis shockwaves still reverberate across an already volatile region. Syrian women bear the full hardship of this open-ended conflict, as they pay the price of social stigma and displacement inside the country and in the five neighbouring countries, which are now home to more than four million refugees.  Almost always, they are affected by gender-based violence, which tends to increase in times of duress as familial bonds weaken as a result of forced migration and displacement.

 

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Girlhood not mothers

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When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the

better. Pregnancy before a girl is physically, developmentally and socially ready jeopardizes her

right to a safe, successful transition into adulthood.

This publication presents strategic thinking and reviews the best available evidence on effective

strategies and interventions to empower girls and reduce their vulnerability to adolescent

pregnancy. Drawing from the evaluated evidence, it provides guidance on how to implement

effective programmes that operate at multiple levels and with multiple stakeholders, including

and most importantly, with the adolescent girl.

­ See more at: http://www.unfpa.org/publications/girlhood­not­motherhood#sthash.gk2kO...

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Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis

Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Good Practices in the Media

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Despite the efforts and engagement of local and regional media in highlighting and denouncing gender-based violence against women and girls in the six countries most-affected by the Syrian crisis (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt), the bulk of coverage still – whether directly or indirectly – attributes stereotypical and predictable social images to women and girls. 

 

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Adolescent Boys and Young Men

Adolescent Boys and Young Men

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Achieving gender equality must, and has, involved efforts to understand the vulnerabilities and risks that adolescent girls and young women face every day – but how much do we know about the realities of adolescent boys and young men? This report takes a deeper look at the daily lives of adolescent boys and young men around the world and at how they can join the movement towards improved health and gender equality.

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Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence

Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence

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The United Nations Joint Global Programme on Essential Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence (the Joint Global Programme) was officially launched by UNFPA and UN Women in December 2013, with support and funding from the Government of Spain and the Australian Government. The participating UN agencies include: UNFPA, UN WOMEN, WHO, UNDP and UNODC.

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Universal Access to Reproductive Health: Progress and Challenges

Universal Access to Reproductive Health: Progress and Challenges

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Universal access to reproductive health affects and is affected by many aspects of life. It involves individuals’ most intimate relationships, including negotiation and decision-making within these relationships, and interactions with health providers regarding contraceptive methods and options.

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State of World Population 2015

State of World Population 2015

State of World Population Report

We live in a world where humanitarian crises extract mounting costs from economies, communities and individuals. Wars and natural disasters make the headlines, at least initially. Less visible but also costly are the crises of fragility, vulnerability and growing inequality, confining millions of people to the most tenuous hopes for peace and development.

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2014 Annual Report of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

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This report documents major achievements and innovations in 2014, the initial year of Phase II of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.

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Girlhood, Not Motherhood

Girlhood, Not Motherhood

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When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the better. Pregnancy before a girl is physically, developmentally and socially ready jeopardizes her right to a safe, successful transition into adulthood.

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