Under the Spotlight: Early Marriages in Roma Communities

Child marriage continues to be a problem in several countries across Eastern Europe and Central Asia. However, the reasons behind its prevalence vary from country to country and between the many communities that make up each country.

One of the population groups in which the practice of child marriage has persisted […]

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10 Things You Should Know About HIV Amongst Women and Girls

 1. Worldwide, AIDS-related illnesses are the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age.[1]

2. Up to 50% of HIV-positive people are women in some countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.[2]

In Russia, women between the ages of 15 to 24 are contracting HIV at twice the […]

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