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20 October 2020

A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story

- Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World Statistics Day, 20 October 2020 -   A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-being, problems and prospects, and socio-economic circumstances. When collected and analysed well, statistics can advance

13 October 2020

New study in Moldova: the health and life skills of VET students in focus

Young people in technical vocational education (VET) are the central subject of a study organized for the first time in the Republic of Moldova, which will assess their knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding their health and preparedness for life.   The study is conducted in October on a sample of 900 young people from 20

11 October 2020

Creating the world that girls need to achieve their dreams

Istanbul/Chisinau — At age 13, Sesili still has a lot of different ideas about what her future might hold. Her favourite classroom subject is physics, and she says she’s interested in interior and fashion design, as well as child psychology, as potential career paths. But one thing is not in doubt. “I am going to graduate from

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