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30 March 2019
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Weerawila, Sri Lanka (30 March 2019): ‘Yowunpuraya’ is an annual 3-day youth camp, organized by the National Youth Services Council, that brings together over 8,000 young people from around the... Read more
22 March 2019
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (22 Mar 2019): When couples are empowered to plan whether and when to have children, it enables their families, including women and girls, to reach their full potential. FP2020 is... Read more
8 March 2019
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Friday, 8 March 2019 (Colombo): This International Women’s Day, the Prime Minister, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe visited the public installation ‘Does She Travel Safe?’ at Town Hall Grounds, an... Read more
6 March 2019
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (06 Mar 2019): This morning, the Government of Japan and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka signed an agreement, granting USD 1.4 million for improving access... Read more
1 March 2019
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (1 Mar 2019): “I was travelling in a bus when the man seated next to me started to touch my thigh, while he was pretending to sleep. When I confronted him, I knew he would try to... Read more
11 December 2018
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Universal Health Coverage leaves no one behind   11 December 2018 (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) – Tomorrow marks International Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day. Universal Health Coverage is a fundamental... Read more
26 November 2018
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UNFPA & WHO: JOINT PRESS RELEASE 26 November 2018 (COLOMBO) – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka embarked on a new joint... Read more
25 November 2018
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25 November 2018 (Colombo, SRI LANKA): Every year, iconic buildings around the world are illuminated in orange during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, a global campaign that... Read more
27 September 2018
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UNFPA marks International Day of Older Persons with a high-level policy dialogue on ‘Making Active Ageing a Reality’ with experts from Japan and Malaysia COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (27 Sept 2018): By 2030, 1... Read more
17 September 2018
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DIGANA, Sri Lanka (17 Sept 2018): A peaceful society is one where there is justice and equality for everyone. Peace will enable a sustainable environment to take shape, and a sustainable environment... Read more

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