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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
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
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
3 October 2016
Feature Story
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
1 October 2016
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Kandy, 1 October 2016: To mark International Day of Older Persons, the National Elders’ Secretariat in Sri Lanka, with the Ministry of Social Empowerment and Welfare, launched a new website, www.... Read more
23 September 2016
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Colombo, 23 September 2016: Compared to some if its South Asian counter parts, Sri Lanka’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate (less than 0.1% for the general population) remains low. This can be attributed to... Read more
19 September 2016
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Jaffna, 19 September 2016: With a youth population of almost 4.4 million in Sri Lanka, it is imperative to ensure that comprehensive youth policies are implemented at both National and Provincial-... Read more
15 September 2016
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COLOMBO: United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, conducted a Training of Trainers for the lecturers of  the College of Education in Sri Lanka on sexual and reproductive health and prevention of gender... Read more

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