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2 July 2021
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Jakarta, 2 July 2021—”We all have the right to make our own decisions about our own bodies. However, not all of us can claim that right.  Many people, especially women and girls, experience... Read more
25 June 2021
Press Release
Jakarta, 25 June 2021 – “Family planning is the first pillar of safe motherhood that plays a critical role in decreasing the risk of maternal death, and shaping a quality generation,” Minister of... Read more
16 June 2021
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As the effects of COVID‐19 pandemic emerge over time, it has become clear that the pandemic exposes existing inequalities. It disproportionately affects people who are already marginalized and living... Read more
4 June 2021
Press Release
PRESS RELEASE   UNFPA and Japan Commit to “Leaving No One Behind” in COVID-19 Response   Jakarta, 4 June 2021 – The Government of Japan supports the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for its... Read more
25 May 2021
Press Release
PRESS RELEASE   International Day of Midwife 2021: Investing in Midwives Saves lives, Improves Health, and Strengthens Health Systems   JAKARTA, 25 May 2021 — Two women in Indonesia die every hour... Read more
11 February 2021
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Jakarta, 11 February 2021—”The negative impacts of child marriage outweigh the justifications, such as safeguarding girls from premarital sex, protecting them from sexual harassment, or escaping... Read more
19 January 2021
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Indonesia has produced substantial best practices and lessons learned in family planning and maternal health programmes, but disseminating them remains a challenge. This is where the Knowledge Hub... Read more
8 January 2021
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Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) has been practiced and preserved for generations in some Indonesian communities. While the younger generations tend to neglect or abandon the practice, those... Read more
6 January 2021
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With the COVID-19 pandemic restricting access to health services, Indonesia has experienced setbacks in the progresses made in global commitments like the Nairobi Summit Statement, including the... Read more
31 December 2020
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“I never thought there was a role for me to play in providing support to gender-based violence (GBV) survivors,” said dr Athitah Pratiwi, who works as the only doctor at the public health center (... Read more

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