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14 October 2011
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Jakarta: On September 14, 2011, located at Akmani Hotel Jakarta, UNFPA, in collaboration with Dewan Nasional Perubahan Iklim (DNPI) and BKKBN, hosted a half-day seminar on population dynamics and... Read more
22 November 2010
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  ***Perserikatan Bangsa-Bangsa di Indonesia mengadakan kompetisi 'Dimulai dari saya!’, sebuah kompetisi online untuk mendukung peluncuran UN Secretary General's global campaign on Unite to End... Read more
15 November 2010
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Tens of thousands of pregnant women are among the 320,000 people uprooted by two recent eruptions of Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia. To protect their health, UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
2 September 2010
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    Dalang, or puppeteer, the person behind wayangs' messages For five hours on a balmy and moonlit Saturday night a packed audience was mesmerized as shadows of filigreed wayang puppets... Read more
6 July 2010
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Since 2005, UNFPA has launched the Global Condom Initiative which works in 72 countries to increase both the demand for, and the supply of, condoms at the national level. In carrying out this... Read more
22 June 2009
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(From left): UNFPA Representative Dr. Zahidul Huque, Head of BKKBN Dr. Sugiri Syarief and Chairperson of Demographic Institute-University of Indonesia Dr. Sonny Harmadi. Jakarta, Indonesia: As... Read more
7 May 2009
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"Female circumcision or sunat perempuan tradition reflect gender inequality that is often influenced by culture, political and social values and so it’s very difficult to eliminate,” said Ms.... Read more
25 January 2006
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West Java, INDONESIA - Using plants available abundantly in Tasikmalaya district and generation-old, traditional weaving skills, Ibu Epon (63) has been making fancy handycraft and at the same time... Read more
5 January 2006
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Youth makes up about 30 percent of the Indonesian population. The 1997 economic crisis exposed local youth to greater challenges that led to increased number of school drop out, unemployment,... Read more
11 July 2005
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JAKARTA, 11 July 2005 - Gender discrimination occurs in various layers of society and the existing child preference among Indonesian couples proves that it starts very early in life. Sadly, women... Read more

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