UNFPA Indonesia Special Event for World Population Day 2015: Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies

To commemorate World Population Day 2015, UNFPA Indonesia will host a national seminar and press conference in line with this year’s theme “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies”. The event will address how the Government of Indonesia can improve measures to reduce and prevent the vulnerability of women, girls and youth in emergency situations. Read

Protecting the Most Vulnerable, Ensuring Reproductive Health Needs Are Not Neglected

“How far along are you?” a midwife asks a pregnant woman, making a hand gesture over her stomach.
Without saying anything, the expectant mother puts up one hand.
“Five months,” repeats the aid worker, holding up her own hand in unison.
The woman nods.

UNFPA and Angsamerah Foundation Launches Reproductive Health Services for Youth in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta, 15th July 2014 – In commemoration of the World Population Day 2014, United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) partnering with Yayasan Anak Bangsa Merajut Harapan (Angsamerah Foundation) launches a pilot program entitled UNALA (meaning your ability to make decision) health service today (15/07) in Yogyakarta. Read

New award and annual seminar will remember Dr. Firman Lubis

Jakarta, 11 December 2012 — Colleagues remember him as "a pioneer." For decades, they say, Dr. Firman Lubis dedicated himself to doing what was right to improve the health and welfare of Indonesians, particularly those who are poor, vulnerable, voiceless and marginalized.

UNFPA Indonesia Engages Religious Leaders and Government in Eliminating Early Marriage

Jakarta, 27 November 2012— Religious leaders are uniquely positioned to protect the dignity and rights of young people by discouraging early marriage, UNFPA Representative in Indonesia Jose Ferraris said today during the National Dialogue. Read

State of World Population 2012 launches in Indonesia: UNFPA report calls for universal access to voluntary family planning

Jakarta, 14 November 2012 — Millions of people continue struggle for the right to plan the number and spacing of their children, according to a report by UNFPA titled, "State of World Population 2012: By Choice, Not By Chance: Family Planning, Human Rights and Development," which launched in Indonesia today at Jakarta’s InterContinental MidPlaza Hotel. Read

State of World Population 2012: By Choice, Not By Chance - Family Planning, Human Rights and Development

Jakarta, 14 November 2012— The right to access family planning is widely recognized in the global community, but denied to millions around the world. The costs of ignoring this right include poverty, social exclusion, poor health, and gender inequality, according to a new report by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Read

Opening Remarks of Ms. Nobuko Horibe, Director of UNFPA’s Asia and the Pacific Regional Office (APRO), in the Workshop on VAW Statistics in the ASEAN Region

Opening Remarks of Ms. Nobuko Horibe, Director of UNFPA for the Asia-Pacific Region, Delivered by Mr. Jose Ferraris, Representative in  Indonesia, at the Workshop on Strengthening National Capacities to Collect VAW Statistics in the ASEAN Region, Jakarta, Indonesia, 6-9 August 2012 Read

Remarks of UNFPA Representative for World Population Day 2012

Remarks of Jose Ferraris, UNFPA Representative, at the Opening of Commemoration Ceremonies for World Population Day 2012, 11 July, in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia Read

UNFPA and the Government of Indonesia Reaffirm Commitment to Achieve Universal Access to Reproductive Health Services

Kupang, NTT — Despite achieving important progress in family planning, maternal health, HIV prevention, and adolescent reproductive health, universal access to reproductive health services in Indonesia remains an unfinished agenda. Read