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22 June 2017

Census report: Women hold the key to Myanmar’s future prosperity

YANGON, Myanmar — Census data shows that women are critical to Myanmar’s development. Today only half of women (50.5 per cent) are in the labour force, compared to 85.6 per cent of men. By realizing the potential of women and enabling their entry into the labour market, Myanmar can generate its very own brand of economic growth

Population projections allow governments to formulate strategies that harness future opportunities, including youth and gender dividends.

24 March 2017

Census report projects population growth over 35 years, and supports long-term planning

The newly released census report 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census Thematic Report on Population Projections 2014-2050, projects the growth of Myanmar’s population over the next 35 years and provides Myanmar with a crucial tool for determining future development needs. Population projections are an important instrument

Rap duo Y.A.K.: “Use your inner strength.”

14 March 2017

“Women and Girls First” celebration for International Women’s Day

On the advent of International Women’s Day, UNFPA celebrated the first year of the Women and Girls First initiative together with a host of local and international partners. At an event in Nay Pyi Taw on 7 March, UNFPA brought together government agencies, implementing partners, donors, beneficiaries, NGOs, civil society

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