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Families on the Edge (Issue 2) 2020

Situation Report

Status of the households post-MCO

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Families on the Edge (Issue 1) 2020

Situation Report

The immediate impact of the Movement Control Order period

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State of World Population Report 2020

State of World Population Report

Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities.

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State of World Population Report 2019

State of World Population Report

Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to die giving birth. Many women were unable to decide whom and when to marry, and when or whether to have children.  

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State of World Population Report 2018

State of World Population Report

Not so long ago, most people had large families: five children, on average. Where once there was one global fertility rate, today there are many, with differences wider than at any point in human history.

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State of World Population 2017

State of World Population Report

Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in Age of Inequality' shows that unless inequality is urgently tackled globally, including across Asia and Pacific, and the poorest and most vulnerable women are empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and to their development goals.

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Annual Report 2016: Millions of lives transformed

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Now more than ever, we must ensure that the marginalized, the forgotten—the ones often left behind—can exercise their fundamental human right to decide, free of coercion, discrimination and violence, when or how often to have children.

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UNFPA and Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific

Publications

Across Asia and the Pacific The United Nations Population Fund works to place women, girls and young people at the centre of disaster risk reduction efforts.

We assists governments and civil society partners in responding to emergencies, reducing immediate risks and preparing for future disasters—underpinned by UNFPA’s unique mandate encompassing sexual and reproductive health, gender equality, population data and youth empowerment.

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State of World Population 2016

State of World Population Report

The United Nations Population Fund’s flagship State of World Population 2016  – titled ‘10: How our shared future depends on a girl at this decisive age’– shows that our collective future will be shaped by how we support the world’s 60 million 10-year-old girls of today, as they move from childhood to adolescence and adulthood in the era of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...

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Issues of Safe Abortions in Malaysia

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Induced abortion is a serious public health concern as it poses high risk to the health (both mental and physical) and life of women. In 2008, unsafe abortion made up about half of an estimated 44 million induced abortions worldwide, ranging from a negligible proportion in eastern Asia to 65% in south central Asia (Sedgh et al, 2012). About 60% of women of childbearing age live in countries with liberal abortion laws. Yet, safe abortion services are not readily available because few doctors are trained to provide such services. Many doctors are unaware of laws pertaining to abortion (Singh et al., 2009, Sedgh et al., 2011).

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