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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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(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
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
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

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