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2 December 2015
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Raising their hands to the sky, staff from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) office in Colombo, painted their hands a bright orange, to highlight this year’s slogan of the United Nations... Read more
17 August 2014
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The scouts in Colombo celebrated one hundred years of service (1914-2014) from the 1st to 7th August 2014 in Madampe, Sri Lanka, hosting a range of outdoor and indoor activities like musical and... Read more
5 June 2014
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Evidence suggests that gender-based violence is a widely prevalent in Sri Lanka. A plethora of factors influence and trigger gender-based violence such as alcoholism, incest, family conflict, assault... Read more
1 June 2014
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The Forum against Gender Based Violence was setup in August 2005 following a consultation with selected agencies in order to facilitate greater coordination, understanding, and sharing of resources... Read more
29 May 2014
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COLOMBO—Over 1,500 young people from 163 countries and ministers from nearly 30 countries gathered in Sri Lanka from 6-10 May to discuss, negotiate and place young people at the heart of the post-... Read more
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

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