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Implementation of sexuality education in middle schools in China

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The study’s findings offer concrete evidence on how middle schools in China are implementing sexuality education.

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Addressing GBSS: Experience Sharing among Countries along the Belt and Road Initiative

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Workshop Handbook of Addressing GBSS: Experience Sharing among Countries along the Belt and Road Initiative held in October 2018 in Beijing, China.

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State of World Population 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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Addressing Gender-Biased Sex Selection and Skewed Sex Ratio at Birth in China: Case Summary

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Gender equality is a human right and a precondition for further development and poverty alleviation. Empowered women can contribute to health and productivity of family and community, which would benefit the prosperity of next generation.

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Outcome document of the second China-Africa conference on population and development

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Outcome document of the second China-Africa conference on population and development

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UNFPA China Policy Brief: Ending unintended pregnancies among Chinese youth by 2030

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by world leaders in 2015 outlined an integrated and ambitious development agenda towards 2030, where young people’s health, in particular their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), has been strongly emphasized. In China, several national policy documents have addressed young people’s SRHR. However, the current situation of young people’s SRHR in China is concerning.

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Rights-based advocacy kit on family planning

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A rights-based advocacy kit on family planning developed by UNFPA, in cooperation with the China National Health and Family Planning Commission.

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Meeting report on women's health through life course and empowerment

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A meeting report summarising the roundtable discussion on women's health through life course and empowerment in August 2017.

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UNFPA China Policy Brief: Towards a normal sex ratio at birth in China

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As an expression of a harmful practice, gender-biased sex selection (GBSS) in favor of boys is a symptom of pervasive social, cultural, political and economic injustices against girls and women. GBSS leads to distorted levels of sex ratio at birth (SRB).
 
Analysis of data indicates that in recent decades, imbalanced SRB favoring boys have grown in a number of South Asian, East Asian, and Central Asian as well as East European countries. China has witnessed the most prolonged and significantly skewed SRB among the countries facing a similar challenge.
 
 
 

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UNFPA China Policy Brief: Equitable and healthy ageing as a driver of sustainable development in China

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The largest aged population in the world are now living in China.

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