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1 December 2013
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More Than A Thousand Prayed for People Living With HIV on Sunday

More than a thousand gathered in Dili Cathedral to commemorate the World AIDS Day 2013 and pray for getting to zero: Zero HIV infections, zero deaths from AIDS-related illnesses, and zero... Read more

25 November 2013
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Violence Is Not Our Culture

Violence against women and girls is a violation of their fundamental human rights, an affront to human dignity and a serious threat to their health and well-being. It impedes their civic engagement... Read more

4 November 2013
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Statistics, the Lifeblood of Good Governance

To commemorate the International Year of Statistics 2013, the Directorate General of Statistics (DGS), Ministry of Finance and UNFPA in Timor-Leste organized a series of events to highlight the... Read more

30 October 2013
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Launch of the State of the World Population Report 2013

Motherhood in childhood is a huge global problem, especially in developing countries, where every year 7.3 million girls under 18 give birth, according to The State of World Population 2013, released... Read more

18 October 2013
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Hands on Camera for Reproductive Health

Ministry of Health and UNFPA in Timor-Leste are shooting videos for a number of TV spots about reproductive health care. These five-minute videos will focus on reproductive health education,... Read more

19 September 2013
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Timor-Leste's Country Statement in the Sixth Asia-Pacific Population Conference

"Timor-Leste looks forward to working alongside each and every one of our regional neighbors to making the goals and priorities outlined in our comprehensive and forward looking document a reality... Read more

18 September 2013
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Midwives Can Help Avoid Over 90% of Maternal and Infant Deaths

In Timor-Leste, every single day, 19 women experience birth complications. Only 30% of births are attended by skilled health personnel. According to the State of the World Midwifery Report 2011, only... Read more

16 September 2013
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SEPI and UNFPA deliver Anger Management Training for Becora Prisoners

"It is easy to get angry and if we don't learn to control it, there are negative consequences. When I go back home, I will teach what I have learned to my family and friends. I will share my... Read more

10 September 2013
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Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?

UNPRECEDENTED UN SURVEY OF 10,000 MEN IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC REVEALS WHY SOME MEN USE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS AND OTHERS DO NOT A new UN study on men's use of violence against women was... Read more

8 September 2013
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More than 1,000 Police Officers to Receive Peer Education on HIV and Gender-Based Violence

In August UNFPA in Timor-Leste conducted peer education trainings for the 31 officers of National Police of Timor-Leste (PNTL) to raise awareness and share information about HIV/AIDS, gender-based... Read more

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