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25 January 2018
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Women and girls who have fled from armed conflict in Mansi in northern Myanmar receive dignity kits at the Man Weing Gyi camp. The UNFPA dignity kits help displaced women maintain their personal hygiene and sense of dignity.
As people flee their homes, escaping armed conflict in northern Myanmar, UNFPA is working to meet the immediate hygiene and protection needs of the displaced women and girls. Working with partner... Read more
15 January 2018
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Every year, almost 50,000 teenage girls in Myanmar give birth. One of them is Thiri, a teenager in a small Myanmar town. “My boyfriend and I were in love. We were so close and so sweet to each other... Read more
29 December 2017
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“I felt like a great load taken off from me”, says Win Win about being able to access contraceptives. “Now we can decide for ourselves what is appropriate for our family.“
“When I fell in love with my husband, I never imagined that our lives would be so harsh. We both come from poor families, we have little education, and we lacked information about many issues of life... Read more
22 December 2017
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The census dissemination workshop forms an additional platform for peacebuilding empowering both individuals and groups to discuss the census results for the common good.
“Nothing would be better than seeing many groups in communities come together and discuss for the common good” says U Yee Thant, a Senior Officer, Department of Immigration, Hpa-An District. In the... Read more
22 December 2017
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Inserted under the skin of the upper arm with a small incision, the implant prevents unintended pregnancy for up to five years. Bhyat Kha village in Kayin, Myanmar.
When the mobile reproductive health team arrives in Bhyat Kha village in Kayin, Myanmar, the clinic is already bursting with clients. The health assistant in the village has used Facebook Messenger... Read more
20 December 2017
News
The mobile app gives young people in Myanmar the information they need to make healthy decisions about their bodies, their sexuality, love and life.
NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Millions of young people in Myanmar are growing up in a society that is modernizing rapidly. Traditions and values are changing. And the sheer volume of information that... Read more
15 December 2017
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Youth performance during the stock-taking ceremony for the 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census.
A stock-taking ceremony for the 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census was held on 14 December 2017. It was part of a two-day event at the Myanmar International Convention Centre 2 in Nay Pyi Taw... Read more
4 December 2017
“I make sure that all participants are heard, also those who are shy”, says census workshop facilitator May Mon Oo.
Three years ago, when the census enumerator arrived at her family home in 2014, May Mon Oo had little understanding of why the census was being conducted. Today, in 2017, she knows the census like... Read more
1 December 2017
Statement
Nay Pyi Taw Note: The International Technical Advisory Board (ITAB) was formed in January 2013. ITAB’s role in the 2014 Population and Housing Census in Myanmar is to provide advice to the Government... Read more
23 November 2017
Media Advisory
100 maps that bring differences and similarities of people in Myanmar to life The first Census Atlas of Myanmar uncovers the different realities for people in Myanmar. The maps visualize significant... Read more

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