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17 May 2017
On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, a call for compassion, love and understanding Yoriko Yasukawa, UNFPA’s Director for Asia and the Pacific May 17, 2017 Let us... Read more
15 May 2017
In the News
Population and Development South-South Cooperation Centre of Excellence Launched in Beijing during the Belt and Road Forum Beijing, May 15, 2017 - The Population and Development South-South... Read more
14 May 2017
Statement
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum [as delivered] Beijing, May 14, 2017 Your Excellency President Xi Jinping, President of the People’s... Read more
5 May 2017
Feature Story
Midwife Nan Mya Phyu discusses family planning with Nan Aye Aye Han in Nam Khoke Village, Shan State, Myanmar
Ma Mar Mar Win listens carefully as the midwife explains about different contraceptive methods. All the time, she thinks about her family. Her husband works in a variety of jobs - farmhand, small-... Read more
5 May 2017
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that... Read more
5 May 2017
Feature Story
Sri Lanka, with a free health care system has much to boast in the provision of reproductive health services. The country’s health indicators are often envied among its South Asian counterparts. This... Read more
3 May 2017
Statement
UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Director Yoriko Yasukawa's opening remarks at the First National Family Planning Conference in Lao PDR Don Chan Palace, Vientiane 3 May 2017 Your Excellency Deputy Prime... Read more
3 May 2017
Press Release
A LANDMARK EVENT, A BLUEPRINT FOR THE FUTURE: THE FIRST NATIONAL FAMILY PLANNING CONFERENCE IN LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Vientiane, May 3, 2017 – A landmark event is taking place in the Lao... Read more
27 April 2017
  With so many success stories, it might seem hard to believe that across Asia and the Pacific as a whole tens of thousands of mothers still die needlessly through pregnancy and childbirth every year... Read more
27 April 2017
Youth from across Asia and the Pacific will attend the Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Youth, Peace & Security, in Bangkok, Thailand from 16-19 May 2017. The consultation aims to build a... Read more

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