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29 September 2016

New census report reveals hardship and family planning needs: Married women in Myanmar give birth to five children on average

YANGON, Myanmar — While the total fertility rate in Myanmar is 2.5 children per woman, and on par with ASEAN averages, new and more detailed data tell a very different story: Married women in Myanmar give birth to five children on average.

27 September 2016

New census report: 2,800 women die each year in childbirth and pregnancy

YANGON, Myanmar — A new census report uncovers stark realities: 2,800 women die each year in childbirth and pregnancy; and one in five deaths among young women is a maternal death.

Police officers in Lashio receive training on gender-based violence.

26 September 2016

Training on gender-based violence continues for Myanmar’s police

Building on an initiative that began earlier this year, UNFPA and the Myanmar Anti-Narcotics Drug Association (MANA) is organizing a series of capacity building trainings to raise awareness about gender-based violence (GBV) for the police of Myanmar in Rakhine, Kachin and Northern Shan States, where GBV is pr...

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