“I just want basic things! – We are not there yet”: Understanding the needs, services and challenges of LGBT community members and NGOs in Sofia, Bulgaria [Research report]



The European Voluntary Service (EVS) volunteers, Viktorija Bondikjova from North Macedonia (hosted by Y-PEER PETRI – Sofia) and Carmen Rivas from Spain (hosted by Smokinya Foundation) conducted a qualitative community-based research as part of their personal project within the […]

By | 2019-07-29T11:26:22+00:00 July 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Well-being and safety of women, North Macedonia – OSCE-led study on violence against women


The OSCE has strong commitments on combating violence against women and girls (VAWG). On 6th of March 2019, the main results report of the OSCE-led Survey on the Well-being and Safety of Women was launched. This is the first comparable representative study conducted in South-East Europe […]

By | 2019-05-16T11:57:19+00:00 May 16th, 2019|0 Comments

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2013

This annual report examines progress in achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals. With the deadline for the MDGs on the horizon (2015), progress can be reported in most areas, despite the continuing impact of the global economic and financial crisis. For instance, maternal mortality has been reduced by 47 per […]

By | 2017-09-26T14:05:15+00:00 September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Health and Health Behaviour among young people

The series Health Policy for Children and Adolescents (HEPCA) is a WHO document series mainly based on results of the international survey “Health Behaviour in School-aged Children” (HBSC) and on other relevant international studies. It focuses on the implications of scientific results for health policy in developed countries. The target […]

By | 2017-09-26T12:59:06+00:00 September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Social determinants of health and well-being among young people

This HBSC report is a crucial resource in deepening the understanding of social determinants that are known to affect young people’s health and well-being. Its broad areas of focus – social context, health outcomes, health behaviours and risk behaviours – encapsulate key factors that influence young people’s health and well-being, opportunities […]

By | 2017-09-26T12:57:53+00:00 September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Making Reproductive Health Services Youth Friendly

There is a growing recognition among reproductive health providers throughout the world that “youth-friendly” services are needed if young people are to be adequately provided with reproductive health care. Such services are able to effectively attract young people, meet their needs comfortably and responsively, and succeed in retaining these young […]

By | 2017-09-25T14:36:36+00:00 September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Emerging Evidence, Lessons and Practice in Comprehensive Sexuality Education, a global review

Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) has attracted growing interest and attention over recent years. This is demonstrated and reinforced by increased political commitment globally and the development of expert guidance, standards, curricula and other tools to strengthen the implementation of CSE in practice. Across the world, there are a wide range […]

By | 2017-09-25T14:19:43+00:00 September 25th, 2017|0 Comments