Armenia’s Demographic Landscape

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Tsovinar Harutyunyan, the Assistant Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) spoke to EVN Report about the demographic situation in Armenia, low fertility and high infertility rates, gender-based abortions and much more.

What we talked about:


- Numerous factors impacting the demographic situation in Armenia.

- Low fertility rates; high infertility rates in Armenia. 

- Importance of educating the public about healthy behavior and lifestyle.

- Gender-based abortions and reasons behind.

- Gender balance in the current demographic composition in Armenia.

- UNFPA and the Armenian government are working together on implementation of various policies to reduce low fertility rates.

- The drastic decrease of maternal mortality rates in Armenia.

- UNFPA and its activities in various regions in Armenia.

- As Armenia’s population ages, the importance of implementing policies in a timely fashion.

- Elderly people in Armenia and actions being implemented to improve the quality of their lives.

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