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4 May 2018
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Indonesian midwives
Every year on 5 May the world commemorates the International Day of The Midwife to highlight the crucial role of midwives in promoting maternal, newborn and child health. This day is dedicated to... Read more
28 April 2018
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Religious leaders and religious institutions are considered to have contributed to the success of the family planning programme in Indonesia. The decline in the total fertility rates from 5.6... Read more
8 March 2018
Statement
UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more
5 March 2018
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Rivaldo Taime, 13, had the courage to seek help for his family. © UNFPA/Matthew Taylor
JAYAPURA, Indonesia – “My daughter used to hide all sorts of things from me,” said Martina, 41, at a support group session in Jayapura, in the far-eastern Indonesian province of West Papua. “But here... Read more
6 February 2018
Statement
JOINT STATEMENT UNFPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DR. NATALIA KANEM UNICEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HENRIETTA H. FORE International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February 2018   A race... Read more
17 January 2018
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Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director    The new year is a time for reflection and for resolutions – a time to take stock of our successes and challenges, to strengthen our resolve... Read more
7 December 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for Human Rights Day, 10 December 2017     Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we... Read more
25 October 2017
Ulakan Camp, Karangasem District, Bali
For Balinese, Mount Agung is more than a just mountain. In rituals, it symbolises Mother Nature protecting the Island of Bali and its people. Most of the time, mother nature is quiet. However, in... Read more
17 October 2017
Press Release
• Only about half of the world’s women hold paid jobs • Globally, women earn 77 per cent of what men get • Three in five women worldwide lack maternity leave, many pay “motherhood penalty”   UNITED... Read more
17 October 2017
News
Malang, 17 October 2017 Significant inequalities in reproductive health and family planning exist in Indonesia.  While the gaps have been narrowing since 2012, educated women, those from higher... Read more

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