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1 February 2016
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Bangkok. A new report from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, finds that more of the nearly one billion young people between 15 and 24 in the Asia and Pacific region are having sex before... Read more
29 January 2016
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The fourth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) wrapped up on Thursday with stronger commitments, actions and funding to accelerate family planning program worldwide.    “Every two... Read more
28 January 2016
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South-South Cooperation (SSC) is a term historically used by policymakers and academics to describe the exchange of resources, technology and knowledge between developing countries, also known as... Read more
27 January 2016
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A key minister in the administration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has argued that there is a close link between family planning and economic progress, an issue that has recently become the... Read more
27 January 2016
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Indonesia’s experience in meeting the family planning needs under the universal health insurance scheme will be shared at a side event at the fourth International Conference on Family Planning in... Read more
26 January 2016
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  When Anggraini Sariastuti was 17 years old, she received her first marriage proposal.   It wasn’t from her boyfriend – who seven years later is now her husband – but it was from his parents,... Read more
25 January 2016
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Nusa Dua, Indonesia  - Indonesian President Joko Widodo and thousands of government, health and development leaders from around the world gathered today in Indonesia for the opening of the fourth ... Read more
24 January 2016
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    No girl should be robbed of her childhood, education, health and aspirations. Yet today millions of girls are denied their rights each year when they are married young.    Indonesian girls are... Read more
24 January 2016
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Wadianti, age 19, speaking with a midwife about the approaching birth of her first child in Wonosari, Indonesia in November 2015. She and husband Anggit Bayu had wanted to put off having children... Read more
23 January 2016
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UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin leads a panel with H.E. The Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for International Development, United Kingdom,... Read more

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