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5 February 2020

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

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

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

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

20 May 2019

Ensuring youth-friendly reproductive health services in 3 districts in post disaster Central Sulawesi

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 20 May 2019: A joint effort is being initiated to equip 8 community health centers (puskesmas) and 15 reproductive health posts in the Palu, Sigi and Donggala (known as... Read more

10 April 2019

Screening of youth documentary films: engaging youth to highlight youth in emergencies through video making

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 26-29 March, 2019: At least 80 youth from hardest hit districts of Palu, Sigi and Donggala gathered at RRI auditorium to watch the screening of 7 youth film documentaries,... Read more

30 March 2019

Fostering male involvement in GBV prevention and women’s engagement in disaster mitigation, prominent Ulema and researcher said

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 30-31 March, 2019:  Promoting women’s rights and gender equality requires involvement of all elements of communities: men and women. For their active role, men need to be... Read more

27 March 2019

Empowering youth to identify youth vulnerabilities and to voice their recommendations for advocacy

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 27-29 March, 2019: Around 35 members of Youth Forums at provincial and district level: Palu, Sigi and Donggala and youth activists from the 8 PKBI, UNFPA-supported Youth... Read more

25 March 2019

Central Sulawesi establishes a pool of intersectoral trained facilitators & strengthens coordination for comprehensive rights-based GBV management

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 25 March, 2019: With the lack of public awareness on gender-based violence (GBV), and women’s rights issues in general, women and girls who experience violence often have... Read more

25 March 2019

Gender-responsive development: integrating gender issues in development planning and budgeting

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 25-28 March, 2019: To ensure gender-responsive development, Central Sulawesi provincial administration, with UNFPA’s support, held a hands-on workshop to integrate gender into... Read more