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21 May 2016

UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd visited WGSS in Istanbul

UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd spent a day in UNFPA Women and Girls Safe Space in Istanbul during her visit for the World Humanitarian Summit. In response to over 2.7 million Syrian refugees,... Read more

13 February 2015

‘Worse than a nightmare’: Two child marriage survivors in Turkey share their stories

ISTANBUL, Turkey – “It was a nightmare. Maybe even worse than a nightmare.” That is how Beyza,* 19, described her experience of marrying at the age of 13. Deprived of an education and facing family... Read more

11 July 2014

World Population Day 2014

  On 11 July, as communities everywhere observe World Population Day, UNFPA calls for investments in support of the largest-ever generation of young people. Today, there are about 1.8... Read more

1 January 2014

The State of World Population 2014

  World’s 1.8 Billion Young Can Propel Socioeconomic Development Developing countries with large youth populations could see their economies soar, provided they invest heavily in young people’s... Read more

1 January 2013

The State of the World Population 2013

About the report The State of the World Population 2013, “Motherhood in Childhood: Facing the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy,” examines the circumstances that often lead to adolescent... Read more