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Published in 2020
This paper focuses on education and information sharing about medical abortion with pills which involves use of a drug or combination of drugs to terminate pregnancy. Self-Managed Abortion (SMA) occurs when a person chooses to perform their own abortion outside a medical setting. The many reasons for opting for self-managed abortion could be because of […]
Source: Care International
This study reveals how the global pandemic is having a real and immediate economic impact on women in the developing world. The policy brief recommends that national governments, international and regional decision makers, business partners, and the private sector must prioritise women and girls in socio-economic crisis responses.
This newly-released research by UNFPA analyses how the COVID-19 pandemic could critically undermine progress made towards achieving these goals: Ending unmet need for family planning, ending gender-based violence including harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and child marriage, and ending all preventable maternal deaths.
The UNFPA response to the COVID-19 pandemic within maternity care involves a 3-pronged approach: 1. Protect maternity care providers and the maternal health workforce 2. Provide safe and effective maternity care to women 3. Maintain and protect maternal health systems. In this technical brief, detailed practical recommendations across these 3 prongs are outlined for antenatal […]
The COVID-19 pandemic compounds existing gender inequalities, and increases risks of gender-based violence. This technical brief by UNFPA offers a comprehensive list of interventions to address gender-based discrimination in outbreak response.
While the absolute number of persons aged 65 or over globally in 2019, is projected at 703 million, Central and Southern Asia contributed to 119 million persons (17%), and Eastern and Southern Asia contributed to 260.6 million persons (37%). These demographic shifts have implications related to health, health care systems, health workforce, health care technologies, […]
Published in 2019
There is an estimated 37.9 million (32.7 million – 44.0 million) people living with HIV globally in 2018. Close to 18% of these persons, or 5.9 million (5.1 million – 7.1 million) live in the Asia and the Pacific region, making the region home to the second largest HIV burden after Africa. Mirroring the global […]
The ICPD PoA acknowledges that adolescents have sexual and reproductive health (SHR) needs that must be addressed. It urges the governments to address adolescent SRH issues, including unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortion and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, through the promotion of responsible and healthy reproductive and sexual behaviour, including voluntary abstinence, and the provision of […]
This thematic brief seeks to anchor the morbidity and mortality due to reproductive cancers as a problem of social inequity and of unfulfilled rights of women in Asia and the Pacific. It reports on the burden of reproductive cancers in this region, and the lack of population-based registries and vital registration systems that precludes the […]