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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
29 December 2020
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As the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to stay at home, more women and girls find themselves increasingly vulnerable to gender-based violence (GBV). When home is not a safe place, GBV survivors may... Read more
11 December 2020
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Gender-based violence (GBV) is a pandemic that has victimized millions of women and girls. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing gender inequality, making women and girls more vulnerable to... Read more
11 November 2020
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One out of four Indonesian people (64.19 million out of the 267 million total population) are young people aged 16-30, according to Indonesian Youth Statistics 2019 published by BPS-Statistics... Read more
13 October 2020
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As the BPS-Statistics Indonesia made history with the first online and combined-method population census in the country, we recently talked to Dr. Suhariyanto, the BPS Chief Statistician, online.... Read more
13 October 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted numerous plans and projects. The 2020 population census is not an exception. However, it must go on despite numerous challenges.   “We are only left with 25... Read more
30 September 2020
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One in nine persons in the world is aged 60 years or over. This number is projected to increase to one in five persons by 2050, demonstrating that population ageing is a global phenomenon that we can... Read more

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