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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
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
10 August 2016
Colombo: UNFPA joined hands with The Family Health Bureau and the Health Education Bureau in July 2013 to conduct qualitative research on prevailing conditions of reproductive health education in Sri... Read more
21 July 2016
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Being a Sexual and Reproductive Health Trainer isn’t easy. Many of them face issues and challenges in their communities and with the people they work on a daily basis. What kind of challenges do they... Read more
16 July 2016
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Colombo, Sri Lanka -- UNFPA Sri Lanka, in partnership with the Ministry of Youth Affairs (MoY) of the Sabaragamuwa province, organized a two day Stakeholder Consultation on Youth Affairs, on 16 and... Read more
11 July 2016
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Colombo, Sri Lanka-- This week the world focuses on ‘Investing in Teenage Girls’ – the theme for World Population Day which is celebrated today (11, July). Teenage girls around the world are... Read more

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