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28 May 2014
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The set of guidelines was adapted from the ‘Guidelines on Clinical Management of Rape Survivors' developed by the WHO in partnership with UNFPA. In the past, much emphasis was given to the medico-... Read more
10 May 2014
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The World Conference on Youth (WCY2014) kicked off in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from the 6 to the 10th of May, and brought together over 2,000 young people from 163 countries to discuss the role of youth... Read more
9 May 2014
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The demographic dividend represents a golden opportunity for many developing countries to experience accelerated economic growth as a result of changes in the population age structure. But harnessing... Read more
8 May 2014
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In the definition of the post-2015 development framework, strong investment in the health of adolescent girls needs to be a top priority in order to close the equity gap worldwide and contribute to... Read more
15 March 2014
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UNFPA Sri Lanka has been working with the Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (SLCOG) and the Family Health Bureau of the Ministry of Health since last year to develop guidelines... Read more
11 March 2014
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There was a well-represented cross section Sri Lanka's youth at the National Consultation on the SAARC Youth Charter, which took place at the United Nations Conference room on the 11th of March 2014.... Read more
1 January 2014
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  One quarter of adolescent girls have been victims of physical violence since the age of 15 One in three adolescent girls has suffered violence committed by her husband or her partner. Startling... Read more
11 October 2013
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Mr. Alain Sibenaler, UNFPA Representative, receives the award appreciation from Madam Shiranthi Rajapakse, First Lady of Sri Lanka in the presence of Hon. Minister of Women Development and Child... Read more
13 August 2011
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COLOMBO – The first nationwide youth led debate competition on adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) was recently held in the Sri Lankan capital in celebration of the International Year of... Read more

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