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At the end of 2013, UNFPA closed the Strategic Plan that had been guiding the organization since 2008. Earlier in the year, UNFPA developed a new Strategic Plan for 2014 through 2017. The new plan is focused squarely on addressing the un nished agenda of the International Conference on Population and Development, ICPD, with a particular concentration on sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights.

 

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This study was led by UNFPA China with technical support from Partners for Prevention (P4P), a UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV Asia-Pacific Regional Joint Programme for Gender-based Violence Prevention. The study is part of P4P’s Asia and the Pacific regional research project, UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence: Understanding gender, masculinities and power to prevent gender-based violence (GBV), which is being conducted in six countries in the Asia- Pacific region. 

 

 

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Imbalanced SRB in China has grown continuously over the past 30 years, from 107.6 male live births per 100 females in 1982 to 120.5 in 2005, with a slight drop in 2010 to 117.948 . The SRB in rural areas is significantly higher than that in urban areas. In rural areas, SRB reached 122.9 in 2005 and 122.19 in 2010. SRB is also rising rapidly in urban areas from 109.9 in 1990 to 117.1 in 2005 and even to 120.210 in 2010. 

 

 

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Children are the foundation of our society and culture, and the healthy development of children is the basis for positive human and social development. In recent years, great improvements have been made in the survival and development of China’s children, but great internal disparities remain. 

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The State of World Population 2013, published by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, highlights the main challenges of adolescent pregnancy and its serious impacts on girls’ education, health and long-term employmentopportunities. The report also showswhat can be done to curb this trendand protect girls’ human rights and well-being. 

 

 

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In 2013, UNFPA in China continued to support national capacity to promote linkages between changing population dynamics and development planning, thus facilitating informed and evidence-based population policies. UNFPA provided technical support to formulate sectoral responses to challenges and opportunities posed by rapid urbanization, migration and ageing, and to consider comprehensive policy options when faced with complex and interlinked changes in population dynamics.

 

 

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Population ageing refers to a process whereby a population ages, i.e. the proportion of older persons in the population increases relative to that of younger persons, and the population’s median age increases. It is the result of socio-economic developments, with decreasing birth rate and increasing life expectancy. These developments have profound long-term demographic, social and economic implications. Policy makers and the society at large need to create new and supportive societal structures to deal with challenges, as well as harness potential opportunities that may arise from population ageing. 

 

 

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When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically and rarely for the better. Her education may end, her job prospects evaporate, and her vulnerabilities to poverty, exclusion and dependency multiply. 

 

 

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In 2013, UNFPA in China continued to support national capacity to promote linkages between changing population dynamics and development planning, thus facilitating informed and evidence-based population policies. UNFPA provided technical support to formulate sectoral responses to challenges and opportunities posed by rapid urbanization, migration and ageing, and to consider comprehensive policy options when faced with complex and interlinked changes in population dynamics. 

 

 

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This study was funded and led by UNFPA China with technical support from Partners for Prevention (P4P), a UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV Asia-Pacific Regional Joint Programme for Gender-based Violence Prevention. The study is part of P4P’s Asia and the Pacific regional research project, UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence, which is being conducted in seven countries in the Asia-Pacific region. 

 

 

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