Engaging Indonesian youth as development partners

14-Jun-2017
Indonesia with its high proportion of youth, home to 66 million young people between the ages of 10 and 24 years, will soon be in an unprecedented position to harness its demographic dividend and accelerate economic progress. Read

Granting Indonesian youth access to reproductive health rights

07-Jun-2017
Nindya (not her real name) got pregnant when she was 15 years old and was still in her first year at a high school in Bandung, West Java.

“My boyfriend told me to drink grated young pineapple mixed with soda drinks and arak [homemade distilled alcohol] in order to terminate my pregnancy,” she recalled, adding that she also drank large amounts of herbal medicines to abort the fetus. Read

UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

05-Jun-2017
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017—With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was 68 years old.
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Family Planning in Universal Health Coverage

29-May-2017
Speech by UNFPA RepresentativeRound Table Policy Discussion – Family Planning in Universal Health CoverageMonday 29 May 2017, BKKBN Read

Universal access to sexual and reproductive health—the key to gender equality

05-May-2017

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017

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