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30 November 2018
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YANGON, Myanmar – “If I had known about safe sex in my teens, my life would never have turned out this way”, says 21-year-old Sithu*, who contracted HIV when he was only 19. Sithu was always a... Read more
23 November 2018
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YANGON, Myanmar - As the annual campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence takes off, this year’s theme is captured in the social media hashtag #HearMeToo. It builds on the #MeToo... Read more
19 November 2018
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KAYIN, Myanmar - To protect their own future, young people in Myanmar are making themselves the guardians of peace. “We, young people, are capable, responsible, active, passionate and clear about... Read more
7 November 2018
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YANGON, Myanmar - “That was the first time for me experiencing such international summit. I was really excited about what kind of experiences and challenges I would encounter at the summit.” When Aye... Read more
25 October 2018
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YANGON, Myanmar - “As one of the contestants, I am excited to participate in the competition. Whatever ‘WIN’ or ‘LOSE’, this competition will give us an opportunity to learn why statistics is... Read more
17 October 2018
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This statement marks the Myanmar launch of UNFPA’s State of World Population report on 17 October 2018.   Can women and couples in Myanmar choose the number of children to have and when to have them... Read more
16 October 2018
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KAYIN, Myanmar — “I have no choice but to pull a trishaw from morning to evening. My wife is sick, and we have to pay for her treatment. I am so tired, but if I stop to rest, she will die.” 66-year-... Read more
23 August 2018
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NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A web portal that gives access to detailed data from the 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census was launched on 23 August, 2018. The portal allows policymakers, local... Read more
16 August 2018
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SHAN, Myanmar - On 12 August, a celebration was held in Ywangan, southern Shan, to mark International Youth Day 2018. Nearly 500 young people and key peace actors attended the event to celebrate... Read more
25 July 2018
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BAGO, Myanmar - “If young people are united, we can have greater participation in the peace-building process”, says 18-year-old Khun Htet Shar from Bago. He is one of over 1000 young people from... Read more

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