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Regional Prepositioning Initiative Phase 2 (2016 - 2020): Prepositioning of commodities for sexual and reproductive health in emergencies in Asia Pacific

Reliefweb 05 Aug 2021
The Regional Prepositioning Initiative supports humanitarian preparedness across the Asia Pacific region to ensure that the lifesaving needs of women and girls in humanitarian crises are met.

Philippines has 8M FP users amid Covid's barriers on sexual health

The Manila Times 03 Aug 2021
THE Covid-19 pandemic has critically compromised the protection of sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) of women and girls all over the world - including the Philippines and the Asia-Pacific region ... Prioritizing sexual and reproductive health and rights of people" as the theme ... .

Jackson, Wiseman headline virtual Jr. NBA Camp

Manila Standard Today 30 Jul 2021
NBA Global Championship – Online Asia Pacific and India Camp, a one-day virtual basketball event on July 31 for 39 boys and 39 girls from across Asia Pacific and India ... NBA program has reached more than 27 million boys and girls across Asia, teaching the fundamentals of ...

Filipino teen invited to NBA Academy women’s basketball program

The Philadelphia Inquirer 10 Jul 2021
Nolasco is part of the 50-girl lineup from the world and 10 from the Asia Pacific region. In the two months that the girls will receive NBA ...

Regional Youth Economic Empowerment Advisor

Reliefweb 05 Jul 2021
We have been building powerful partnerships for children, especially girls, for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries, including 15 in Asia-Pacific ... Supports offices across Asia-Pacific ... · Experience working in at least one Asia-Pacific country context.

Regional Gender Transformative Program and Policy Lead

Reliefweb 05 Jul 2021
Countries in Asia with Plan's operational presence ... We have been building powerful partnerships for children, especially girls, for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries, including 15 in Asia-Pacific ... · Good understanding of the Asia-Pacific context.

India calls on Pakistan to take credible, irreversible action against terror network

Yahoo Daily News 02 Jul 2021
FATF President Dr Marcus Pleyer said Pakistan will remain on the grey list till it addresses all items on the original action plan agreed to in June 2018 as well as all items on a parallel action plan handed out by the watchdog's regional partner - the Asia Pacific Group (APG) - in 2019.

Regional Evidence and Research Lead, Asia-Pacific

Reliefweb 01 Jul 2021
We have been building powerful partnerships for children, especially girls, for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries, including 15 in Asia-Pacific ... · Lead the development of the annual Asia-Pacific Girls Report and periodic updates to the Asia Girls Leadership Index and the Pacific Girls Leadership Index.

[ASIAN STORIES] Young girls face a lifetime battle removing their naked photos, sex videos from ...

Korea Times 01 Jul 2021
She's among more than 200 underage Filipino girls who have sought the help of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Anti-Cybercrime Group (ACG) in taking down their images from the internet ... It had 351 folders of explicit materials of girls from a country in the Asia-Pacific.

The Covid-19 Pandemic and Violence Against Women in Asia and the Pacific

Reliefweb 29 Jun 2021
... violence against women and girls, in public and private spheres, is a major impediment to the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.” The Covid-19 pandemic threatens Asia-Pacific’s ability to uphold the declaration’s promises.

Catriona Gray to appear in ‘SuperModelMe’ reality show

Manila Bulletin 27 Jun 2021
Through working with regional modelling agencies during the audition stage, as well as open casting calls, 12 finalists from all over the Asia Pacific region will be selected to take part in the competition over a six-week period. The girls are housed under one roof for the filming duration of the program.

Australia continues its support to UNFPA to ensure ethical and quality prevalence data on violence against women

Reliefweb 23 Jun 2021
... to measure the prevalence of violence against women in Asia and the Pacific ... Australia is pleased to continue our contribution to the kNOwVAWdata initiative to support good decision-making to address violence against women and girls in Asia and the Pacific”, said H.E.

Australia’s contribution to UNFPA Asia-Pacific will help meet the needs of women and girls amid the challenges of COVID-19

Reliefweb 22 Jun 2021
In the Asia-Pacific region, women and girls’ disrupted access to sexual and reproductive health services and information continue to affect their health, safety, and dignity ... As part of the project, the UNFPA Asia-Pacific ...

In Timor-Leste, over 268,000 women and girls benefited from EU-UN Spotlight Initiative in one year

Reliefweb 21 Jun 2021
The Spotlight Initiative started in January 2020, and has substantially contributed to preventing and responding to violence against women and girls ... The Spotlight initiative deploys targeted, large-scale investments to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Pacific.