International Day of Older Persons

SARAJEVO, 1 October 2016 – Every year, 1st of October is marked as the United Nations International Day of Older Persons. In an era where ageing is noted as one of the most…
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UNFPA AWARD OVERVIEW
30 August 2016 The award has been instituted to acknowledge the commendable efforts undertaken in BiH that challenge dominant social stereotypes, deconstructing prejudices against marginalized groups or for significant…
World Population Day 2016 - Investing in teenage girls
13 July 2016 Sarajevo –Each year since 1990, UNFPA offices, governments and communities have observed the 11th of July as the World Population Day to raise awareness of important population and development issues.…
International Day against Sexual Violence in Conflict
18 June 2016 SARAJEVO, 18 June 2016 – The United Nations General Assembly designated 19 June the International Day against Sexual Violence in Conflict with the aim to raise awareness of the need to end conflict-related…
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Can family planning contribute to population growth in low-fertility countries? In most Eastern European countries, populations are shrinking – or are expected to start shrinking…
S.O.S. Sound of Silence SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Enisa grew up in Foca, a town in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina,…
Counting on Each Other in a World of 7 Billion According to the authorities, 80 per cent of all women in Southern Sudan give birth at home, without…