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Superlative Innovation To Prepare The Growth Matrix Of The Vasomotor Symptoms Of Menopause Treatment Market

The Sentinel Newspaper 15 Jun 2021
... 19 years for a girl.. Asia-Pacific region is anticipate to exhibit a healthy growth in the vasomotor symptoms of menopause treatment market owing to initiatives taken by government bodies towards the overall health of women and the increasing medical tourism mainly in India.

The right to bodily autonomy is crucial

The Jakarta Post 11 Jun 2021
All around Asia-Pacific and globally, millions of women and girls simply have no control over their bodies and their lives ... Our new UNFPA State of World Population report, My Body is My Own, shows that, in the eight Asia-Pacific countries where data on these three issues are available, barely 59 percent of women are fully empowered in this regard.

Time to Act! Eliminating child, early and forced marriage and reducing adolescent pregnancy in Asia-Pacific

Reliefweb 25 May 2021
Yet currently, 12 million girls are still being married off before the age of 18 each year. And the COVID-19 pandemic has only made things worse, with an additional 13 million girls potentially being put at risk of child, early or forced marriage (CEFM). Bhagyashri Dengle, Plan International Asia-Pacific Hub Regional Director, said.
photo: US DoD / Sgt. Jennifer Cohen, U.S. Army
File - U.S. Army Spc. Stacie Triick, a member of a female engagement team out of Forward Operating Base Bostick, searches an Afghan woman entering a health clinic in Naray, Afghanistan, Jan. 4, 2010. U.S. Soldiers are conducting classes for Afghan women on pregnancy and feminine hygiene.

Afghanistan: Unravelling of women and girls’ rights looms as peace talks falter

Amnesty 24 May 2021
Taken alongside the forthcoming withdrawal of international troops, Afghanistan is drifting towards an outcome that threatens to undo more than twenty years of progress for women and girls,” . said Yamini Mishra, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Director ... Yamini Mishra, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Director.

Clarkson, Green headline 1st virtual Jr. NBA PH clinics

Manila Standard Today 17 May 2021
NBA Asia Pacific Camp Online, a one-day virtual basketball event that features advanced basketball instruction, skills challenges and interactive sessions with select NBA and WNBA players ... NBA Asia Pacific Camp Online will feature 120 participants from seven countries across the ...

GSP Davao’s Virtual Council Araw ng Parangal

Sun Star 14 May 2021
... and Girl Scouts (Waggs). It is the highest award given by the Waggs’ Asia Pacific Region “to honor individuals and organizations who have given outstanding service and contribution to the development of Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting in the Asia Pacific country and the region.”.

Europe and Central Asia: Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2020 - Affordable Healthy Diets to Promote Health and Address all Forms of Malnutrition

Reliefweb 12 May 2021
"Reducing hunger and malnutrition calls for a life-cycle approach, with special attention paid to children, adolescent girls, mothers and other vulnerable groups," said John Aylieff, WFP Regional Director, Asia and the Pacific ... Fang also pointed at the disadvantageous composition of food available in the markets of Europe and Central Asia.

Good Practices Brochure: Stateless Women and Girls

Reliefweb 06 May 2021
... representing a wide range of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), delivered the NGO Statement on Asia and the Pacific ... The NGO Statement on Asia and the Pacific emphasizes protecting and access rights for displaced and stateless women and girls and gender-diverse people.

New Zealand helps WFP respond to rising food insecurity in Timor-Leste

Reliefweb 06 May 2021
New Zealand is a long-standing partner of WFP and providing humanitarian assistance is one of our priority areas ... More than 25,000 households across all 13 municipalities were affected by rains and floods ... Timor-Leste has one of the highest rates of undernutrition in Asia and the Pacific, with stunting affecting half of boys and girls ... .

A capsule look at the teams set to compete at the women's world curling championship

North Shore News 29 Apr 2021
A capsule look at the 14 countries competing in the April 30-May 9 LGT World Women's Curling Championship in Calgary. The event will serve as the main Olympic qualifier for the 2022 Games ... CANADA (Kerri Einarson) ... Yu won the Pacific-Asia championship in 2019 ... The Garlic Girls were a hit at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics after winning silver on home ice.

After a Terrible Year for Women in the Economy, These Places Are Working Toward a ...

Time Magazine 20 Apr 2021
predicts that up to 47 million more women and girls will have fallen into extreme poverty— a jump of9% from 2019 ... In Southeast Asia and the Pacific, girls are facing increased pressure to take part in forced marriages, and some 1.2 million girls may drop out of school as a result of COVID-19 according to an Australian NGO.

Everything you need to know about the 2021 Augusta National Women’s Amateur

Golf 30 Mar 2021
Zoe Campos is the top returning finisher from the inaugural 2019 Augusta National Women's Amateur. Getty Images ... Below is everything you need to know about the Augusta National Women’s Amateur ... 1 ... Reigning Women’s Asia-Pacific Amateur champion ... Reigning GirlsBritish Open Amateur champion ... Girls’ Junior champion ... Reigning Girls Junior PGA champion.

Call for ICDRM Project Final Evaluation Consultancy.

Reliefweb 29 Mar 2021
... by disasters in Asia Pacific through the disbursement of Emergency Response & Early Recovery Fund (EREF) ... The Emergency Response & Early Recovery Fund results in mitigated impacts of disasters on girls, boys and families in countries in Asia Pacific where Plan operates.

Covid forcing millions of girls out of school in SE Asia, Pacific

Asiatimes 19 Mar 2021
This is part of a broader program to deliver vaccines and medical support to Australia’s partners throughout Asia and the Pacific, with Fiji, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines so far receiving doses ... Prior to the pandemic, there had been significant improvements in girls’ enrollments in school in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.