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29 April 2017
Participants of the South-South and Triangular Cooperation, "Developing Strategic Partnerships with Muslim Leaders in Family Planning" in Yogyakarta, 24-29 April 2017
Indonesia has been referred to as having an excellent family planning programme that paved the way for economic growth. Started in 1970s, it contributed to favorable changes in demographic indicators... Read more
25 April 2017
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Speech of the UNFPA Representative at the Opening Ceremony of SSTC Training on Strategic Partnership with Muslim Religious Leaders in Family Planning Yogyakarta, 25 April 2017   Dr.Sanjoyo – Deputy... Read more
20 April 2017
Statement
JAKARTA, Indonesia - 20 April 2017: Yoriko Yasukawa, UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Director, used a four-day visit to Jakarta to attend the 2017 ASEAN-UN High-Level Meeting and to strengthen ties with... Read more
27 March 2017
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Speakers at the discussion on the study on Family Planning (FP) in Islam stress the need to engage Islamic leaders for FP revitalization
JAKARTA, Indonesia, 27 March 2017: The active role of various elements of the society, including Islamic leaders has contributed meaningfully to Indonesia’s success in promoting family planning (FP)... Read more
22 March 2017
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UNFPA Rep. Dr. Annette Sachs Robertson stressed youth empowerment to seize demographic divident for poverty eradication
YOGYAKARTA, 21 March 2017: At the four-day Youth Summit in Yogyakarta, starting on March 21, speakers called for strengthened youth empowerment and their active engagement in order to tap into their... Read more
8 March 2017
Speakers at the 16th FP2020 Indonesia CEWG meeting (left-right): Woro Srihastuti Sulistyaningrum (BAPPENAS), Siswanto Agus Wilopo (Gadjah Mada University), Wendy Hartanto (BKKBN), Annette Sachs Robertson (UNFPA), Zohra Balsara (USAID).
JAKARTA, March 7, 2017: To expand family planning (FP) coverage,  the social security scheme under the universal health coverage programme can serve as a valuable entry point for BKKBN to promote... Read more
31 January 2017
Dewi Susilastuti from Gadjah Mada University, Budi Wahyuni from NCVAW and Siti Nurwati Hodijah UNFPA Research Associate at the meeting to finalize FGM/C survey design.
JAKARTA, 31 Jan. 2017: In a bid to capture the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) in the community, around 30 members of a consultative group  consisting of government... Read more
1 January 2017
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Dr. Diah Prasetyorini, a Unala-affiliated doctor, talks to a group of young people in Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta, during a Youthgether event - a workshop designed to raise awareness and share information about sexual and reproductive health.  © UNFPA Indonesia/Sandra Siagian
    Learning the basics of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) from a Hollywood film might not seem like the most conventional way to access facts about your body, but for some young Indonesians,... Read more
14 December 2016
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Gender activists and researchers call for stronger collaboration among all stakeholders, stronger policy and community interventions on FGM/C elimination for concrete progress.(left-right) Maria Ulfa Ansor, Kharirah Ali, Atashendartini Habsjah, Antarini P.
  JAKARTA, 14 December 2016: Since it was first commenced in early year 2000 up until now, effort to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting have yet to show meaningful progress. To date, it is... Read more
7 December 2016
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Head of Jayapura District Planning Agency Hanna Hikoyabi (left) discusses elimination of violence against women and girls with UNFPA Representative Dr. Annette Sachs Robertson.
JAYAPURA, December 7, 2016: Around 28 girls and boys aged between 13-15 years old sat in groups, discussing topics, selected to get conversation going and allow them to get to know each other better... Read more

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