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14 January 2022

Right policy mix and accelerated fertility decline key to economic development and gender equality in Timor-Leste

DILI, January 14, 2022 – With Timor-Leste having high birth rate, rapid population growth and highest level of fertility in Asia, greater attention on population dynamics like age profile and sex... Read more

30 December 2021

Why family planning training is critical in changing perceptions and improving lives for families in Timor-Leste

Dili, December 30, 2021 – Though Timor-Leste has made significant efforts to promote use of modern family planning methods, lack of information and misconceptions on benefits of family planning is... Read more

16 December 2021

Midwifery Association of Timor-Leste (APTL) celebrate 21st Anniversary

Dili, December 16, 2021 -- Midwifery Association of Timor-Leste (APTL) joined hands with healthcare workers and other stakeholders to mark 21 years of the association’s existence in an event held at... Read more

15 December 2021

KOICA, UNFPA support peer-to-peer learning to strengthen integrated survivor-centered response to GBV in Timor-Leste

Dili, December 15, 2021 – UNFPA Timor-Leste and UNDP together with Korean National Police University (KPNU), along with its generous partners, including Ministry of Health, National Police of Timor-... Read more

9 December 2021

Spotlighting role of data literacy to end gender-based violence in Timor-Leste: data literacy training held to mark 16 Days of Activism.

Dili, December 9, 2021 -- As part of activities to mark 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) in Timor-Leste in partnership with UNFPA through the... Read more

6 December 2021

UNFPA to develop novel innovation to help reduce maternal deaths in Timor-Leste using virtual reality

DILI, December 6, 2021 -- UNFPA is finalizing the development of a training follow-up program that will use virtual reality technology to build on trainings to healthcare workers and strengthen and... Read more

1 December 2021
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2021

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2021

Pandemics will thrive as long as inequalities do  As the world embarks on a third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot forget that we are also on the cusp of the fifth decade of the AIDS pandemic... Read more

26 November 2021

Healthy Relationship: Young people make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health and lives.

Dili, 22-11-2021 The Secretary of State for Youth and Sports, in partnership with UNFPA in Timor-Leste through its EU Funded Spotlight Initiative and KOICA Funded Together for equality (T4E) project... Read more

29 October 2021
Recruitment training for outreach workers/peer educators for HIV Prevention Programme for key populations. © UNFPA Timor-Leste

UNFPA bridging the gap in HIV prevention in Timor-Leste: targeting key populations key to curbing the pandemic

DILI, October 29, 2021 – While Timor-Leste recently lifted the state of emergency following a reduction of active COVID-19 cases, raising awareness on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV... Read more

27 October 2021
UNFPA and PNTL partnership to strengthen HIV prevention in Timor-Leste

UNFPA and PNTL partnership to strengthen HIV prevention, family planning and end GBV in Timor-Leste

DILI, October 27, 2021 –  UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, today at Timor Plaza in Dili, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Police of Timor-Leste (... Read more