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5 May 2014

International Day of Midwives: Why Midwives Can Make a Difference

UNFPA Representatvie and President of Midwifery Association in Timor-Leste declared a joint statement on the importance of midwifery in the country's health care system. On the occasion of... Read more

7 April 2014

Statement by the Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin at the opening of the Commission on Population and Development.

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin made a statement at the opening of the 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development. To see the... Read more

21 March 2014

Youth Delegate from Timor-Leste attends the Commission on the Status of Women 2014

Yane Maia is the first youth delegate supported by UNFPA in Timor-Leste to attend the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)held between 10 and 21 March 2014 in New York. Together with other... Read more

7 March 2014

International Women's Day 2014

The theme of 2014 International Women's Day is "Progress for women and girls is progress for all" Read the statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA... Read more

26 February 2014

UNFPA and Data for Development: 2013 at a glance

Since 2003, UNFPA Timor-Leste has supported governmental and nongovernmental organizations activities on addressing population issues. During the past 10 years UNFPA has been the leading agency to... Read more

25 February 2014

UNFPA Celebrates Valentine's Day with Youth

UNFPA and Marie Stopes International together with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education Celebrate the Valentine's Day with more than 200 youth in Timor-Leste. UNFPA and Marie Stopes... Read more

13 February 2014

UNFPA and SEPI Sign 2014 Annual Workplan

The Secretary of State for Promotion of Equality (SEPI) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed the 2014 Annual Workplan today to support the elimination of gender inequality in Timor-... Read more

12 February 2014

More Than 1,800 Maps of Timor-Leste Open to Public

Seeds of Life, a programme within the Timor Leste Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) has just made over 1,800 maps of Timor-Leste available on its website - that's over 18GB of imagery! The... Read more

6 February 2014

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

"Despite a century of efforts to put an end to the genital mutilation of girls, , more than 125 million girls and women have been cut. 86 million young girls worldwide are likely to experience some... Read more

13 January 2014

New Report on Law Against Domestic Violence

Timor-Leste's Judicial System Monitoring Programme (JSMP) launches report on theLaw Against Domestic Violence: Obstacles implementation three years on. On 12 December 2013 the Judicial System... Read more