Welcome Remarks by UNFPA Representative at the Seminar on Investing in Teenage Girls

Just a few days ago, I read an article entitled “When Schoolgirls Become Mothers in Rural Indonesia”.  A 19-year old Widianti became a mother much younger than she anticipated. She met a University student in Yogyakarta during her vacation. She became pregnant after dating, was forced to marry and delivered a baby.  Read

Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director for World Population Day 2016

The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities, or just plain discrimination.  Read

Investing in Women, Girls Pays Dividends

When investing in women and girls, everybody wins. That is the resounding message expected to come out of the Danish capital this week when Copenhagen hosts the largest international conference on women’s and girls’ rights, health and well-being yet to be held this millennium.  Read

UNFPA and BNPB Develop Online Portal to Deliver Real-Time Data from Disasters to Assist With Emergency Responses

An online portal designed to provide real-time access to accurate information from disaster areas during an emergency or crisis has been developed by UNFPA Indonesia together with the National Disaster Management Agency, BNPB, and with population data support from BPS-Statistics Indonesia.  Read

Outlining Indonesia’s Population and Development Issues

UNFPA Indonesia released its five-part monograph series on the country’s current and emerging population and development issues in Jakarta on Friday.  Read

Finalizing The Country Programme Action Plan

UNFPA Indonesia in collaboration with the National Development Planning Board, Bappenas, organized a Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) Entry Meeting in Jakarta on Tuesday, 6 October.  Read

Outlining Indonesia’s Emerging Population and Development Issues

Indonesia’s emerging population and development issues were presented at a high-level seminar hosted by UNFPA Indonesia, in collaboration with the National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) and the Indonesian Demographers Association (IPADI) and the Population Coalition (Koalisi Kependudukan) in Jakarta on Monday 21 September. Read

Capturing Indonesia's Emerging Population Issues

As a part of its technical supports to evidence-based advocacy and policy advice during the 8th country programme, UNFPA Indonesia is currently finalizing the draft monographs to capture the country’s current emerging population issues on internal migration, urbanization and gender.

Opinion Piece by UNFPA Indonesia Representative on World Population Day in The Jakarta Post

Today is World Population Day — an annual event during which we highlight population issues around the world. This year, the theme is one that Indonesia can strongly relate to: “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies”. 

Protecting Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies in Indonesia

Indonesia – one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries – needs to continue taking precautionary measures to protect its vulnerable population, particularly women, girls and youth – in times of natural disasters and emergencies, officials said on Monday.  Read