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28 November 2016
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Colombo, 26 November 2016: Understanding current population trends and demographic dynamics is central to development planning; along with the leadership abilities to confidently make informed... Read more
25 November 2016
Colombo, 25 November 2016: Violence against women is a global issue that touches everyone. In Sri Lanka, one out of four females is sexually abused by the time they reach 18 years of age in Sri Lanka... Read more
11 November 2016
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Colombo, 11 November 2016: Although Sri Lanka’s prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS is less than 0.01%, there are factors for triggering of a concentrated epidemic in the country. Health authorities of Sri... Read more
10 November 2016
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Batticaloa, 10 November 2016: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka, through its Youth Policy Programme, works with all Provincial Councils in the country to bring together multi-... Read more
1 November 2016
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Colombo, 01 November 2016: Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) is an essential component in developing healthy and peaceful societies. BCC promotes positive behaviours among communities, and is... Read more
22 October 2016
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UNFPA's National Programme and Policy Analyst (on Women's Rights & Gender), Sharika Coorya reports from the field in Mullaitivu: Together with the Ministry of Women’s and Child affairs (MoWCA), a... Read more
20 October 2016
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Colombo, 20 October 2016: Quality data and statistics are imperative to making informed decisions. As countries and institutions embark on implementing the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable... Read more
12 October 2016
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Honorable Ms. K. D. M Chandrani Bandara Minister  of Women and  Child Affairs Ministry of Women and  Child Affairs 5th Floor, Sethsiripaya Stagg II Battaramulla Hon. Minister, On the  occasion of  ... Read more
12 October 2016
Colombo, 12 October 2016: To mark International Day of the Girl Child 2016, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) presented a unique joint letter... Read more
3 October 2016
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Colombo, 03 October 2016: In Sri Lanka, young people aged 15 to 24 years constitute 15.6% of the total population. This means that for every 100 people there are nearly 16 young people. With such a... Read more

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