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11 July 2016
Press Release
Vientiane, 11 July 2016 - World Population Day is celebrated every 11th of July in over 90 countries around the world. The day seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population... Read more
8 April 2016
Dispatch
The workshop aims to gather health officials to discuss the current system, mechanism, tools and capacity of the health sectors in responding and addressing Violence against Women (VAW) as well as to... Read more
10 March 2016
Press Release
Commissioned by the Government and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and with the support of UN Women and the World Health Organization, the Lao National Survey on Women's Health and Life... Read more
10 March 2016
Press Release
FP2020 is a global partnership that supports women and girls to freely and independently decide whether, with whom, when, and how many children they want to have. The partnership with governments,... Read more
10 February 2016
Dispatch
Ms. Meijer, a national of Dutch, comes with more than 25 years of professional experience in the areas of reproductive health, gender, and adolescent and youth. She joins UNFPA Lao PDR from her... Read more
18 December 2015
Dispatch
Vientiane, 18 December 2015 - Lao PDR has one of the youngest population in Southeast Asia. With nearly 60% of the population below the age of 25 years, the country will benefit hugely from this... Read more
15 December 2015
Press Release
The data collection of the 4th Population and Housing Census was conducted from 1-7 March 2015 throughout the country. The census is conducted in a ten year basis to provide up-to-date information... Read more
9 December 2015
Dispatch
The outgoing Representative took the opportunity to express gratitude for the excellent partnership and commitment of the Government during the period of his assignment in Laos. He cited a number of... Read more
7 December 2015
Dispatch
Vientiane, Lao PDR, 7 December 2015 - The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, even though... Read more
24 November 2015
Statement
One in three women worldwide has experienced physical or sexual violence, most often by an intimate partner. In most countries, fewer than four in 10 survivors of such violence seek help. Violence... Read more

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