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


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


Strategic Partnership with Muslim Religious Leaders In Family Planning

Speech of the UNFPA Representative At the Opening Ceremony of SSTC Training on Strategic Partnership with Muslim Religious Leaders In Family Planning Yogyakarta, 25 April 2017

Gender Equality, Youth Empowerment and Sexual & Reproductive Health: Essential to Strengthening Sustainable Development

JAKARTA, Indonesia - 20 April 2017: Yoriko Yasukawa, UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Director, used a four-day visit to Jakarta to attend the 2017 ASEAN-UN High-Level Meeting and to strengthen ties with the Indonesian Government, development partners and other stakeholders on issues critical to sustainable development and at the heart of UNFPA’s mandate: Sexual and reproductive health (SRH), family planning, gender equality and youth empowerment.  Read

As ASEAN marks a half-century, it can help lead the way to Planet 50-50 by 2030

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 18 April 2017: As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations approaches its 50th anniversary this year, a momentous milestone, the region is at a crossroads more than ever on several fronts, including the rights, health and wellbeing of millions of women and girls. Read

28 Juta Perempuan Mengalami Kekerasan

KOMPAS: JAKARTA, Indonesia: 31 Maret 2017 — Satu dari tiga perempuan Indonesia berusia 15­-64 tahun atau sekitar 28 juta orang pernah mengalami kekerasan fisik atau kekerasan seksual oleh pasangan dan selain pasangannya. Dalam satu tahun terakhir, 8,2 juta perempuan atau 9,4 persen mengalami kekerasan fisik dan seksual. Demikian hasil Survei Pengalaman Hidup Perempuan Nasional (SPHPN) 2016 yang dilakukan Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS).  Read