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8 March 2021 - 8 March 2021

Global

International Women’s Day

In 1975, the United Nations began observing International Women’s Day – an occasion to celebrate women’s achievement  – and in 1977, officially recognized it in a resolution calling for United Nations Day for Women and International Peace.

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In the COVID-19 context, evidence shows a rapid increase in home delivery, an increase in the number of maternal deaths reporting, and low utilization of services at the health facilities across Nepal.

18 December 2020 - 18 December 2020

Nepal

High Level Policy Dialogue on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, evidence shows a rapid increase in home delivery, an increase in the number of maternal deaths reporting, and low utilization of services at the health facilities across Nepal. A significant human resource gap for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services exists in all provinces. The procurement and supply chain management capacity remain weak, resulting in shortages of essential medicines at the service delivery points. The challenges have further exacerbated in the current COVID-19 context.

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11 October 2020 - 11 October 2020

Global

International Day of the Girl Child

In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution adopting 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, recognizing girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls around the world face realizing them.

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