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UNFPA - Government of China Seventh Country Programme

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has assisted China since 1979, playing a catalytic role in introducing quality standards for a voluntary reproductive health approach in China. As China’s largest multilateral source of assistance for population and reproductive health, UNFPA supports the Chinese Government in ful lling its commitments to ICPD and MDGs in the areas of population and development. 

 

 

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Maternal and Child Health in Ethnic Minority Areas Advocacy Toolkit

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The 2009-2011 China Culture and Development Partnership Framework (CDPF), a joint initiative of the UN and the Government of China, is grounded in the plans and policies of the Government of China, which has targeted ethnic minority development as a high priority. 

 

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UNFPA Ageing Project in China : Good Practices

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Ageing project CPR6P203 is implemented in six sites of six provinces, namely Shanghai and Shandong (in developed eastern China), Henan and Hunan (in less developed central China), and Gansu and Guizhou (in underdeveloped western China). The project is implemented by HelpAge International (HAI) and China National Ageing Committee (CNCA), funded by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

 

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Violence against Women Facts and Figures 2010

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Violence against Women (VAW) can be generally defined as “violence directed against a woman because she is a woman or which affects a woman disproportionately. It includes physical, mental or sexual harm or suffering, threats of such acts, coercion and other deprivations of liberty.” The most common form of violence experienced by women globally is intimate partner violence, also commonly referred to as domestic violence or spousal abuse, which is the focus of this brochure. 

 

 

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Good Practice: HIV Prevention Health Education among Migrants in the Railway System in China

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Good Practice: HIV Prevention Health Education among Migrants in the Railway System in China

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Domestic Migrants in China Facts and Figures 2010

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UNFPA advocates for policies and laws that promote and protect migrants’ human rights. UNFPA places emphasis on the need to recognize the substantial contributions woman migrants make both in destination cities, where they provide services that benefit families and economies, and in their home counties, where they send a substantial portion of their earnings, which improves their communities and the lives of family members. As part of its work on urbanization, UNFPA supports policy reform, research and services for those most a ected, especially migrants. 

 

 

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China and UNFPA: 30 Years of Cooperation on Population and Development

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Established in 1969, UNFPA is the world’s largest internationally funded supporter of population co- operation. UNFPA’s goal is to help developing countries formulate population policies and sustainable development strategies, offer reproductive health and family planning services to women, men, young people and people in emergency conditions, protect women’s interests and rights and promote gender equality 

The Chinese Government and UNFPA signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Beijing in 1978. A cooperative agreement, which con rmed the basic principles of this cooperation, was signed two years later. Over the past 30 years, China and UNFPA have conducted a total of six cycles of cooperation, with more than 120 projects being implemented and China receiving US$216 million in aid.  

 

 

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Social Progress in China

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In the last 20 years, with the Government’s committed efforts to the development road of reform and opening up, and attaining the objectives of shaking off poverty, solving the problem of basic food and clothing, improving people’s standard of living and realizing well-off life in an all-round way, great changes have taken place in China’s social and economic situations. The national economy has maintained sustained, steady and quick growth; people’s living standard has been improved continuously; the income for urban and rural households has increased steadily; the number of poverty-stricken people has decreased significantly, contributing to remarkable achievements in both social and economic sectors. China has become the first developing country in the world to realize the Millennium Development Goal of “eradicating poverty”.

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China Population and Development Report 2009: From ICPD to MDG: A Review for China at 15 Years (1994-2009)

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The review of China’s experiences at ICPD +15 is an opportune time to document the achievements and their facilitating factors, and to analyze the challenges China still faces in fulfilling the ICPD principles by 2014, and the MDG goals before the set deadline of 2015. The review findings are not only of great importance to China, but potentially also for the international community, particularly those countries who are currently undergoing, or are likely to experience similar economic growth and demographic transitions as China. 

 

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Good Practices: UNFPA HIV/AIDS Project (CPR03P02) in China

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HIV/AIDS prevention project (CPR03P02) was implemented in 5 counties in Hubei, Hunan, Liaoning, Shandong and Hebei provinces during 2003-2006. The project was implemented by the National Center for AIDS/STD Prevention and Control (NCAIDS), supported by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The total project contribution was US$1.1 million from UNFPA and 1.85 million RMB from the government. 

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