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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
7 April 2005
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JAKARTA, 07 April 2005 - Knowing the signs of high risk pregnancies and helping pregnant women reach a nearby community health centers (puskesmas), equipped with minimum obstetric care on time are... Read more
18 March 2005
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“Have any of you ever experienced violence against women?” she asked.  “NOOO!!!” the crowd replied almost in unison.  “Superb, couples here really care for each other,” the wife of the... Read more

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