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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
30 September 2020
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(Photo: UNFPA/Lucky Putra)
Indonesia has been globally recognized as one of the pioneers in family planning for its success in slowing down the rate of population growth. In turn, it has changed social norms, empowered women,... Read more
2 September 2020
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“Umm, I don’t know… We have been provided with vitamins. As for the rest, we get it all under control so far…” Syahruni has a hard time naming the support she needs to do her job as the Coordinator... Read more
20 August 2020
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“Nothing for youth without youth” is a statement that rings true in all contexts, including in the current COVID-19 pandemic. In this time of heightened public health risks, young people as digital... Read more
10 August 2020
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“Indonesia is prone to disasters. Therefore, it is necessary to have a disaster statistics framework, which can be used as a good reference for the government as a basis for policy making related to... Read more
10 June 2020
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Jakarta, 5 June 2020 “For many women and girls, the threat looms largest where they should be safest. In their own homes. And so I make a new appeal today for peace at home — and in homes — around... Read more
10 June 2020
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Jakarta, 10 June 2020   Ninety percent of young people in Indonesia feel anxious during the COVID-19 pandemic, with social distancing measures forcing schools and workplaces to close. This is one of... Read more
15 May 2020
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An IDM2020 commemoration in Indonesia underscores midwives’ lifesaving role – including at this time of COVID-19 It is hard to deny that midwives stand at the front lines of health care, particularly... Read more
15 May 2020
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Jakarta, 5 May 2020 "I feel safer to go to a midwife than to go to a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. The midwife is caring with thoughfulness. The midwife clinic is also clean and comfortable... Read more
5 May 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being born. ... Read more

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