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15 May 2020
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Private midwifery practice provides sense of safety and comfort to expecting mothers during COVID-19

Jakarta, 5 May 2020 "I feel safer to go to a midwife than to go to a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. The midwife is caring with thoughfulness. The midwife clinic is also clean and comfortable... Read more

15 May 2020
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Midwives – celebrate, demonstrate, mobilize, and unite

An IDM2020 commemoration in Indonesia underscores midwives’ lifesaving role – including at this time of COVID-19 It is hard to deny that midwives stand at the front lines of health care, particularly... Read more

5 May 2020
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Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being born. ... Read more

5 May 2020
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Protecting Pregnant Mothers’ Lives amid COVID-19 Pandemic

  Jakarta, 4 May 2020 Women do not stop giving birth even during the pandemic situation and under large-scale social restrictions. 2015-2045 Indonesia's population projections estimated that the... Read more

4 March 2020
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Bappenas hold UNFPA CP10 Validation Meeting

Jakarta, 4 March 2020. More than 110 participants representing government agencies, NGOs, FBOs, young people, international development partners, as well as experts attended a validation meeting of... Read more

6 February 2020
Statement

Unleashing youth power: A decade of accelerating actions towards zero female genital mutilation

Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom... Read more

5 February 2020
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Government of Indonesia Commits to End Child Marriage

Jakarta, 5 February 2020 Child marriage is a prevalent and serious problem in Indonesia. According to the 2018 Socio-economic National Survey (Susenas), one in every nine girls aged 20-24 married... Read more

11 October 2019
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GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!

GirlForce:  Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October   Around... Read more

9 September 2019
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Fostering active role of religious & (indigenous) community leaders in prevention of Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 9-11 September 2019: Multi faith leaders and (indigenous) community leaders acknowledge that gender-biased socio-cultural-belief norms behind GBV and child marriage hamper... Read more

25 June 2019
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A Comprehensive Multisectoral Adolescents & Youth Programme in post disaster ensures immediate fulfillment of their rights and answer their vulnerabilities

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 25 June 2019: Adolescent girls and youth’s vulnerabilities in post disaster setting is a complex humanitarian challenges that requires active collaboration of various... Read more

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