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The Population Monograph of Nepal 2014, an analytical report of the census 2011 presented in three volumes contains in-depth analysis of different topics related to the population of the country prepared by the eminent professionals dealing with such issues in their professional work. 

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Obstetric fistula is a devastating child birth injury that has been severely neglected, despite the traumatizing impact it has on the lives of affected women and girls. This publication is intended for learners, facilitators and supervisors to be completed using an on-the-job training approach either in their workplaces or in different facilities. With the training package, service providers are expected to have comprehensive knowledge about obstetric fistula on how to provide quality care.

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For the first time the District Development Committee, Dadeldhura, endorsed Three-year Youth Strategic Plan for 2014-17 with UNFPA support. This Strategic Plan was finalized by organizing rigorous consultation meetings among young people, government and non-government agencies working for youth, development partners and major political parties. This Strategic Plan is developed on the basis of the Local Self Governance Act 2055 (1999) and the National Youth Policy 2066 (2010). The overall objectives of this plan is to support youth-friendly development through the meaningful participation of young people in all spheres of development.

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The First National Population Conference 2014 was jointly organized by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP); Central Department of Population Studies/Tribhuvan University (CPDS/TU); Population Association of Nepal (PAN); Centre for Research on Environment, Health and Population Activities (CREHPA); Family Planning Association of Nepal (FPAN) and the Country Office of United Nations Population Fund in Nepal (UNFPA Nepal). Population Services International (PSI) and Marie Stopes International (MSI) were the co-organizers. A total of 108 papers selected by an Evaluation Committee were presented in 72 parallel, 8 plenary and 36 poster sessions around 15 relevant themes. The following section highlights key policy areas and recommendations that emanated from the findings of the papers presented and discussions held during the Conference.

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The Global Programme to Enhance Reproductive Health Commodity Security (GPRHCS) is a unique and effective mechanism to deliver results in key priority countries. This UNFPA programme operates as a thematic pooled fund with a focused mission to ensure a secure, steady and reliable supply of quality reproductive health commodities and improve access and use by strengthening national health systems and services.

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Decision-Making Tool for Family Planning Clients and Providers is a resource for high-quality counselling developed by the World Health Organization. WHO has granted adaptation (translation and publication) rights to UNFPA Nepal. This flipchart is a decision-making aid for clients, a job-aid and reference manual for providers; and a training resource. With one page for the client and a corresponding page for providers, it has helpful illustrations, key points and detailed reference information covering 14 family planning methods. It includes medical eligibility criteria, side-effects, when to start and how to use each method.

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The Population Monograph of Nepal 2014, an analytical report of the census 2011 presented in three volumes contains in-depth analysis of different topics related to the population of the country prepared by the eminent professionals dealing with such issues in their professional work. 

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This brief summarises challenges and areas for action identified by a recent study, which assessed how well laws, policies and institutions respond to violence against women, women's experiences, and opportunities to improve responses. The study was conducted by University College London and the Centre for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities (CREHPA), with funding and technical support from UNFPA, UN Women and DFID's Enabling State Programme and support from the National Women's Commission, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare and other partners. The study interviewed 13 national and 45 district stakeholders and reviewed laws, policies, mechanisms for reporting GBV cases and media reporting.

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Obstetric fistula is a devastating child birth injury that has been severely neglected, despite the traumatizing impact it has on the lives of affected women and girls. This publication is intended for learners, facilitators and supervisors to be completed using an on-the-job training approach either in their workplaces or in different facilities. With the training package, service providers are expected to have comprehensive knowledge about obstetric fistula on how to provide quality care.

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The District Profile 2014 of Bajhang was prepared by collecting the sector-wise information available in the district, analyzing the data and district situation and holding consultations with the local government agencies and stakeholders. It aims to strengthen the existing district database system. The District Development Committee, government line agencies and development partners have started using the data and information contained in the profile in their planning processes. Prepared with UNFPA support, this document will help the local government agencies, development partners, researchers and scholars in formulating policies, collecting evidence and evaluating their programmes. It covers the following information of Bajhang:
• Geographical information 
• Demographic situation 
• Social information: Situation of women, children, people living with disabilities, and status of education and health
• Drinking water and sanitation situation 
• Economic and employment situation
• Status of social services
• Agricultural, forestry and environment situation 
• Disaster management situation
• Local resources

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