UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.
29 September 2016
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
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.
26 September 2016
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...