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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
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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

29 December 2020
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Stopping Sexual Abuse in Humanitarian Work

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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Committed to help: the stories of frontline GBV responders

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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Make Your Voice Heard through SDGs Youth Hub

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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A Conversation with Dr. Suhariyanto, Indonesia’s Chief Statistician

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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BPS Introduces Innovative Approach to Population Census

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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Indonesia Continues Commitment to Universal Access to Family Planning Services

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

30 September 2020
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Addressing Older Persons Vulnerability during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

2 September 2020
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Syahruni: A reproductive health hero in disaster response

“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

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