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15 February 1998
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Overview A UNFPA-commissioned assessment of services for survivors of gender-based violence in Nangahar, Bamiyan and Kabul provinces found that health care facilities are often the only option for... Read more
15 February 1998
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Overview Child marriages are illegal but widespread in Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s minimum age of marriage for girls is 16 or 15 well below the internationally recommended standard of 18. They mainly... Read more
6 February 1998
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By working with parliamentarians, UNFPA brings attention to, and understanding of, the need for using high quality population data. In Afghanistan, where the first crucial steps have been taken to... Read more
6 February 1998
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UNFPA strengthens representation from youth networks in government policy dialogue, including in committees and consultations. UNFPA helps to institutionalize the involvement of youth organizations... Read more
6 February 1998
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It has been a UNFPA priority since 2010 to provide funding, equipment, capacity building and technical support in planning, collecting, analysing and processing survey and Geographical Information... Read more
6 February 1998
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UNFPA strengthens representation from youth networks in government policy dialogue, including in committees and consultations. UNFPA helps to institutionalize the involvement of youth organizations... Read more
6 February 1998
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Overview Accurate information on population trends is essential for sound policies which affect the daily lives and wellbeing of millions in Afghanistan. Only with solid population data, such as... Read more
4 February 1998
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In Afghanistan most young people have limited access to comprehensive family life education (FLE) which is critical for their development into healthy and productive adults. Comprehensive FLE... Read more
4 February 1998
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The health needs of young people often differ from those of the general population, including in terms of sexual and reproductive health. It is necessary that health care professionals set aside... Read more
3 February 1998
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Supporting the rights of youth Around the world, UNFPA advocates for incorporating the rights and voices of young people in policies and programmes which affect them. UNFPA provided support to the... Read more

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