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25 July 2017

UNFPA & SDJF launch www.iVoice.lk – a tri-lingual online platform for youth to discuss social issues and to drive innovative solutions

Colombo, 18 July 2017:  Globally, Sri Lanka has played a leading role in advocating for youth participation and decision-making. In 2014, the World Conference on Youth was hosted in Colombo, resulting in the commemoration of World Youth Skills Day on 15 July, every year. More recently, young Sri Lankan, Ms. Jayathma

10 July 2017

Sri Lanka’s first National Family Planning Programme Review Launched marking World Population Day

Recognizing the importance of family planning, the Ministry of Health launched the first Review of Sri Lanka’s National Family Planning Programme (NFPP) at the Family Health Bureau. This is the first review of the NFPP...

21 June 2017

University Grants Commission and UNFPA empower youth through access to reproductive health information

Colombo, 21 June 2017: 1 in 4 people in Sri Lanka are between the ages of 15 and 29 years. This is a critical period in life for youth to develop accurate knowledge and attitudes on sexual and reproductive health and rights. According to the National Youth Health Survey 2012-13, over 50% of Sri Lankan youth are unaware about

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Sri Lanka has a long history with regard to family planning and maternal care. Since the...
UNFPA Sri Lanka, Annual Report 2016
Medium-Term Population Projection for Sri Lanka: 2012 to 2037
Population Matters, Policy Issue 04    

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