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26 October 2017
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Natalia dropped out of school after becoming pregnant. © UNFPA/Ruth Carr
AILEU, Timor-Leste – “I knew a little bit about how a baby is made, but not too much,” said Natalia, 19, in the Aileu district in the rocky highlands of Timor-Leste. Her 1-year-old daughter, Afeena,... Read more
20 October 2017
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'According to the United Nations, despite Timor-Leste having one of the highest birth rates in Asia, over the past decade, the decline in the birth rate in Timor-Leste has been one of the fastest in... Read more
13 October 2017
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Participants of the meeting is expressing her views on teenage pregnancy and early marriageMeeting and consultation in Manufahi
Manufahi, Timor-Leste- Getting off the plane from Dili, the UNFPA team is surrounded by the lush tropical forest of Manufahi. For the next several days, the team will be meeting and consulting with... Read more
13 September 2017
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Maternal Death Verbal Autopsy orientation in Maliana
Maliana, Timor-Leste- Stepping into the Uma Lulik (a Timorese traditional Conical Hut architecture), Dr. Domingas Sarmento saw a remembrance photo of a young lady. Sitting on the ground, the father... Read more
11 July 2017
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Family planning: empowering people, developing nations Dr. Natalia Kanem Acting Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 Every day, vulnerable women, especially... Read more
2 June 2017
The partnership is aimed to create enabling environment and to improve individual and family knowledge
Dili, 27 May 2016 -The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Timor-Leste signed an implementing partner agreement with Alola Foundation on Maternal and Child Health at Alola Foundation Office,... Read more
5 May 2017
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that midwives do every day, often in very trying circumstances. Thanks to midwives, millions of women each year... Read more
5 May 2017
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International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017: Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life The Midwifery Association of Timor-Leste (MATL) commemorates the International Day of the Midwife on... Read more
1 December 2016
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  Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2016 HIV prevention goes beyond access to services - it's... Read more
24 November 2016
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  Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016 This... Read more

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