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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
29 January 2016
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The fourth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) wrapped up on Thursday with stronger commitments, actions and funding to accelerate family planning program worldwide.    “Every two... Read more
28 January 2016
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South-South Cooperation (SSC) is a term historically used by policymakers and academics to describe the exchange of resources, technology and knowledge between developing countries, also known as... Read more
27 January 2016
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A key minister in the administration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has argued that there is a close link between family planning and economic progress, an issue that has recently become the... Read more
27 January 2016
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Indonesia’s experience in meeting the family planning needs under the universal health insurance scheme will be shared at a side event at the fourth International Conference on Family Planning in... Read more
26 January 2016
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  When Anggraini Sariastuti was 17 years old, she received her first marriage proposal.   It wasn’t from her boyfriend – who seven years later is now her husband – but it was from his parents,... Read more
25 January 2016
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Nusa Dua, Indonesia  - Indonesian President Joko Widodo and thousands of government, health and development leaders from around the world gathered today in Indonesia for the opening of the fourth ... Read more

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