Opening Speech at the SSC Training on Strategic Partnership with Muslim Religious Leaders In Family Planning for Nepalese Officials

I would firstly like to thank the Government of Indonesia especially BKKBN – the National Population and Family Planning Board – for supporting this bilateral initiative, which I believe is a critical flagship programme of which UNFPA is proud to be a part. Read

Muslim Religious Leaders from Asia and Africa learned Family Planning Programme in Indonesia

Yogyakarta, 30 April 2016 - Twenty four participants, comprised of Muslim Religious Leaders, Islamic teachers and Family Planning Programme Officers from nine Asian and African countries, joined a training on strategic partnership with Muslim Religious Leaders in Family Planning in Yogyakarta from 25 to 30 April 2016. Read

Indonesian Youths Want to Be Heard on Family Planning

Years ago, when Angraini Sari Astuti was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she experienced first-hand how difficult it can be for Indonesian adolescent girls to visit a qualified health professional when they desperately need one. Read

Engaging Religious Leaders in the Family Planning Conversation

Enlisting religious groups in family planning campaigns has been a delicate task, as faith leaders have historically been wary of efforts to limit family size. Read

Global Action Called for Family Planning

The fourth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) wrapped up on Thursday with stronger commitments, actions and funding to accelerate family planning program worldwide.  Read

Lessons Learned from Indonesia’s Bilateral South-South Cooperation

The achievements and lessons learned from Indonesia’s SSC framework will be shared at a pre-formed panel on the final day of the fourth International Conference on Family Planning in Bali. Read

Family Planning Key to Economic Progress

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 subject of national and global attention. Read

Sharing Indonesia’s Family Planning Achievements at ICFP

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 Bali on Thursday morning.  Read

Youth Leader Calls for Better Access to Family Planning Services

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, simply requesting permission of her mum and dad. Read

Indonesian President Calls for Global Action to Expand Access to Contraception at ICFP

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 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP). Read