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8 March 2016
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Statement on the Occasion of International Women’s Day by UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin   For millions of women and girls around the world, gender equality and the full... Read more
8 March 2016
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Indonesia will conduct the first nationwide survey on violence against women this September to identify the prevalence rate of violence against women. (Picture by UNFPA Indonesia)   Ruth* was in her... Read more
4 March 2016
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  UNFPA Indonesia's National Programme Officer for Reproductive Health, Dr. Melania Hidayat, comforts a woman who was affected by the Mt Merapi eruption in 2011. (Picture - UNFPA Indonesia)   An... Read more
22 February 2016
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  Years ago, when Angraini Sari Astuti was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she experienced first-hand how difficult it can be for Indonesian adolescent girls to visit a qualified health professional... Read more
20 February 2016
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Religious tradition runs deep in this ancient city in the heart of Indonesia.   The country’s oldest Islamic university and one of its most influential Muslim charities are located here. In the... Read more
15 February 2016
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With the World Health Organization declaring the recent cluster of neurological disorders and neonatal malformations cases as a global health emergency – due to its suspected link to the mosquito-... Read more
6 February 2016
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, and UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, on the 2016 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation    Female... Read more
5 February 2016
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  Jakarta. Indonesia has one of the world's highest numbers of women and girls undergoing female genital mutilation and cutting, newly collected data from the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef... Read more
3 February 2016
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  JAKARTA, Indonesia – “The day before I was discharged by the midwife, my daughter was circumcised. She is now three weeks old. When she becomes an adult, she will pray five times a day and read... Read more
1 February 2016
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Bangkok. A new report from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, finds that more of the nearly one billion young people between 15 and 24 in the Asia and Pacific region are having sex before... Read more

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