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8 April 2016

Health sectors play a key role to prevention and response to Violence against Women

Vientiane Capital, 8 April 2016 – Following the successful launch of the landmark Violence against Women study report which has revealed that almost a third of women in Lao PDR have experienced physical violence, sexual...

10 March 2016

Lao Government committed to expanding family planning access

9 March 2016, Vientiane Capital, Lao PRD - Lao PDR joined the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) movement early this year and announced its ‘Commitment' to improve the lives of women through increased access to Family...

10 March 2016

Landmark Report: Violence against women a ‘hidden scourge’ in Lao PDR

Report parallels findings in other countries, offers opportunity to transform mindsets Vientiane, 10 March 2016 - A landmark report has revealed that almost a third of women in Lao People's Democratic Republic...


The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) produced by UNFPA, the International...

Every day in developing countries, 20,000 girls below age 18 give birth.

This document outlines UNFPA's Lao Country Programme Framework for the period of 2012...

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