Can Family Planning Help the World?

Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, cut its fertility rate in half over a 30-year period. Now its program faces pushback from conservatives, mirroring global trends in family planning. Read

Meeting Our Commitments, Averting a Family Planning Crisis

Nusa Dua, Indonesia - UNFPA will host a high-level side event to call for solutions to the funding shortfall that is threatening family planning on the sidelines of the fourth International Conference on Family Planning in Bali on Monday. Read

Shining a Light on Indonesia’s Family Planning History

Indonesia’s FP2020 Country Committee came together for its 12th meeting in Jakarta on Thursday, 8 October. Read

Sharing Family Planning and Reproductive Health Lessons From the Philippines

Observing the best practices on decentralization, family planning and reproductive health programmes in the Philippines was the primary objective of an Indonesian delegation’s visit to the country in late August.  Read

Sharing the History of Indonesia’s Family Planning Programme

The third training course on Strategic Partnerships with Muslim Religious Leaders in Family Planning recently took place in Yogyakarta in early August, where 17 participants from across Asia and Africa learned how religious leaders played an instrumental role in Indonesia’s successful family planning (FP) programme. Read

Reinforcing Indonesia’s Family Planning Programmes

High-level policy makers came together in Jakarta for the first round-table dialogue on “Institutional Reinforcement of Indonesia’s Family Planning Programmes” on Wednesday, 1 July. Read

Indonesia to Host the Fourth International Conference on Family Planning

With Indonesia set to host the fourth International Conference on Family Planning in Bali this November, the national stakeholders involved came together for the first time in Jakarta on Tuesday to kick off preparations for the biennial meeting.  Read

UNFPA Welcomes the Appointment of Dr. Surya Chandra Surapaty as the New BKBBN Chairperson

The National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) officially inaugurated Dr. Surya Chandra Surapaty as the new head of the agency in Jakarta on Tuesday. Read

Statement for the International Day of the Midwife 2015

Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide and thank them for the life-saving work they do. Read

Center of Excellence for Comprehensive Family Planning Training to be Established in Yogyakarta Under New Agreement

Yogyakarta, 11 October 2014 – The Family Planning (FP) programme in Indonesia has been a world-class success, managing to decrease the country’s total fertility rate by half since the 1970s. Read