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31 October 2013
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More than 7 Million Girls in Poor Countries Give Birth Before 18 Each Year, Finds New UNFPA Report

LONDON/UNITED NATIONS, New York — Motherhood in childhood is a huge global problem, especially in developing countries, where every year 7.3 million girls under 18 give birth, according to The... Read more

22 October 2013
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Population Dynamics Affect Climate Change

Population Dynamics Affect Climate Change Population dynamics need to be incorporated in the design of Indonesia’s climate change response strategies   Jakarta, 16 September 2013 – The United Nations... Read more

22 October 2013
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MOWECP, ASEAN Secretariat and UNFPA Facilitate ASEAN Dialogue on Protecting Victims of Trafficking

MOWECP, ASEAN Secretariat and UNFPA Facilitate ASEAN Dialogue on Protecting Victims of Trafficking   Jakarta, 22 October 2013 – Human trafficking is a global crime that affects the most basic... Read more

14 October 2013
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UNFPA Executive Director discusses Post-2015 Priorities at the UN General Assembly Special Forum organised by the Government of Indonesia

  On 27 September 2013, the 68th United Nations General Assembly hosted a special panel discussion organized by Indonesian Government titled "Global Partnership and Sustainable Growth with Equity... Read more

11 October 2013
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Statement on the International Day of the Girl Child

Innovating for Girls’ Education Statement by the UNFPA Executive Director on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October 2013   More girls are in school today than ever... Read more

2 October 2013
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Statement on the International Day of Older Persons

Statement on the International Day of Older Persons, 1 October 2013 Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director   Today, we celebrate the... Read more

25 September 2013
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Ministry of Youth and Sports and United Nations to Collaborate on Youth Development in Indonesia

  Jakarta, 12 September 2013 – The Minister for Youth and Sports, His Excellency Roy Suryo Notodiprodjo, has met on Tuesday with the UN Resident Coordinator and heads of United Nations agencies... Read more

19 August 2013
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World Humanitarian Day Message

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on World Humanitarian Day 2013   Earlier this year, I met Muneera Sha’aban in Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan. A 65-year-old... Read more

2 August 2013
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Indonesia Needs to Prepare for Population Ageing

Indonesia Needs to Prepare for Population Ageing National seminar presents challenges to population aging in Indonesia     Jakarta, 2 August 2013 – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in... Read more

1 August 2013
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Report on the Commemoration of World Population Day 2013 Adolescent Pregnancy in Indonesia: a development issue

Yogyakarta, 10-11 July 2013: UNFPA commemorates World Population Day (WPD) on 11 July every year to raise awareness about different population issues. The theme for WPD 2013 was Adolescent... Read more

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