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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
22 November 2016
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(left-right) Head of National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) Dr. Surya Chandra Surapaty, UNFPA Representative Dr. Annette Sachs Robertson and BKKBN’s Deputy for Population Control Dr. Wendy Hartanto at SWOP 2016 launch on Nov.22.
  JAKARTA, 22 November 2016: Promoting health, education and empowerment of girls and young people should be development priority, said population observers at a National Seminar, entitled... Read more
16 November 2016
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Wendy Hartanto of BKKBN (left) and Dr. Annette Sachs Robertson, UNFPA Representative (right) at the Social Media Campaign, held to launch the 2016 State of World Population (SWOP) Report.
JAKARTA, 15 November 2016: At today’s social media campaign, Deputy for Population Control Management of the National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN), Wendy Hartanto, said that greater... Read more
3 November 2016
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Grand Imam of the Istiqlal Mosque Prof. Nasaruddin Umar speaks to midwives, stressing that FGM/C has no ground in Islamic teachings.
  BATAM, November 3 2016: Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a violation against women’s rights that has no basis in the Qur’an and the Haddith, according to Prof. Nasaruddin Umar, Grand... Read more
7 October 2016
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YOGYAKARTA, October 7, 2016: “It was really sad. It should not happen”, said Dr. Budi Nur Rokhmah of Bantul District Health Office after watching a video of Tini, a young woman who died  giving birth... Read more
3 October 2016
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          Welcome Speech of the UNFPA RepresentativeInternational Training on Comprehensive, Rights-based FP & FP Bridging Leadership Training for Bantul District Officials Yogyakarta, 3... Read more

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