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12 April 2018
Press Release
Addressing the patterns of child marriage, early union and teen pregnancy in Southeast Asia: A matter of urgency Governments, UN agencies and civil society partners strategise on steps needed to... Read more
4 April 2018
News
As rain patters away on a flimsy tin roof in Alieu, in the rocky highlands of Timor-Leste, baby Afeena lies sleeping. On the shanty walls, pieces of cardboard are tacked up to give warmth, while... Read more
29 March 2018
Statement
The empowerment of women and youth must be at the heart of sustainability and resilience UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Office statement at the Fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD... Read more
19 March 2018
News
When Cyclone Gita slammed into Tonga and other islands in the Pacific in February 2018, entire communities were devastated by one of the strongest storms to have struck the area in decades. The... Read more
14 March 2018
News
When Cyclone Gita tore through the Pacific in February 2018, the storm surges, flooding and gale force winds caused severe damage across Tonga, Samoa and Fiji’s remote Lau island group. The Category... Read more
8 March 2018
News
The theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March, is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. Across Asia-Pacific and globally, UNFPA works to achieve Three... Read more
8 March 2018
Statement
Statement for International Women's Day 2018 by Dr Natalia Kanem, Executive Director, UNFPA The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality... Read more
5 March 2018
News
Achievements and Lessons Learned from Primary Violence Prevention Programming in Asia and the Pacific UN Joint Programme, Partners for Prevention   Opening remarks: Mr Bjorn Andersson, Regional... Read more
5 March 2018
News
Landmark violence prevention initiative helps change the attitudes, actions and inequalities that fuel violence against women and girls in five Asia-Pacific nations. Bangkok, Thailand – Partners for... Read more
28 February 2018
News
  Like the international football star he’s named after, Rivaldo Taime (13) was born poor, with a rough childhood. In Jayapura, West Papua, Rivaldo’s hometown in Indonesia’s most far-eastern province... Read more

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