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2 July 2021
Press Release

State of World Population Report 2021: Bodily Autonomy Determines the Health and Wellbeing of the Nation

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

2021 National Family Day: Preventing Maternal Mortality and Stunting with Family Planning

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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Ensuring the Wellness and Safety of Female Sex Workers during the Pandemic

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

UNFPA and Japan Commit to “Leaving No One Behind” in COVID-19 Response

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

International Day of Midwife 2021: Investing in Midwives Saves lives, Improves Health, and Strengthens Health Systems

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
Press Release

UNFPA Indonesia: We must protect girls from the overwhemingly harmful impacts of child marriage

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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Knowledge Sharing Key to Improving Reproductive Health

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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Ending FGM/C through Education and Community Engagement

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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Meeting Reproductive Health Needs in Time of Pandemic

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
News

Health Care Provider’s Commitment to Respond to Gender-based Violence: dr. Pratiwi’s Story

“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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