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25 March 2019
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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

8 March 2019
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Remarks of UNFPA Representative Dr. Annette Sachs Robertson at the 2019 COMMEMORATION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY Seminar on Child Marriage, March 6, 2019

Distinguished guests, The Minister of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection, HE. Dr. Yohana Susana Yembise The Representatives of the Presidential Office The Head of Cooperation of the Canada... Read more

8 March 2019
Statement

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019  ... Read more

6 February 2019
Statement

Joint Statement - Take action to eliminate female genital mutilation by 2030

Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then... Read more

17 December 2018
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Child Marriage in NTB is Alarming

Mataram, 17 December 2018. "My friends usually call me Liza.  I am from Jerowaru District, East Lombok District. I married for the first time at the age of 15, when I was still in junior high school... Read more

10 December 2018
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Highlighting women’s strength and resilience to rebuild Palu

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 10 December 2018: Around 400 displaced women and youth participated in the peak event of 16 Days Campaign, called the Whistle Carnival. The event started with a bazaar,... Read more

9 December 2018
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Artist-activist Melanie Subono encourages displaced girls to pursue higher education

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 9 December 2018: “I wish i could stay in school and pursue higher education. I dropped out and was married off when I was 16 years old. My friends from childhood are now... Read more

8 December 2018
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Women, Disaster Mitigation and Local Wisdom

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 8 December 2018: Preserving local wisdom, engagement of women and traditional communities are key for disaster mitigation, speakers said. Member of Palu Koro Expedition,... Read more

4 December 2018
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Journalists’ involvement ensures integration of rights and gender in Central Sulawesi’s rehab-recon phase & long term development effort, speakers said

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 4 December 2018: Women are strong and resilient. After disaster, women would continue their chores to collect water for drinking, cooking and bathing; to find food or other... Read more

1 December 2018
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Dozens of youth groups gather to present Youth Declaration at the World AIDS Day 2018

PALU, Central Sulawesi, 1 December 2018: At the 2018 World AIDS Day peak event, around 800 youths from dozens of youth groups in Palu, Sigi and Donggal districts in Central Sulawesi gather at the... Read more

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