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22 April 2019
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MYITKYINA, Myanmar – “Over the years, so many physically and sexually abused women have come this hospital. I used to just treat their injuries. I didn’t support them emotionally, and I didn’t refer... Read more
10 April 2019
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2019 marks a double anniversary: 50 years for UNFPA, and 25 years since the ground-breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo in 1994. UNFPA’s flagship report... Read more
8 March 2019
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Despite solid evidence that women’s participation and contributions are central to development, and despite many international agreements affirming women’s rights, gender equality remains an... Read more
5 March 2019
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NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – The Government of Japan and UNFPA have signed an agreement to empower and protect women and girls in the conflict-affected states Kachin, Rakhine and Shan. This important... Read more
5 March 2019
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NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Trends and progress can only be tracked if the same indicators are used consistently over time and by different data producers. This is crucial to development, because it makes... Read more
15 January 2019
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Lu Tawng was facing a crisis within a crisis. In 2011, at the age of 11, she fled from her home together with her parents and the war reached her village in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Kachin State.... Read more
7 January 2019
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YANGON, Myanmar - On 3 January 2019, the new UNFPA Representative for Myanmar Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan presented his credentials to the Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin.... Read more
17 December 2018
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KACHIN, Myanmar - Ja Htoi Lu was pregnant with her second child. She felt fine, and didn’t see much point in taking the time out from her chores to go for antenatal visits. In 2011, she had fled her... Read more
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

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