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3 February 2020

Delivering comprehensive sexuality education for vocational training students in Lao PDR

For the first time, students of technical and vocational education training (TVET) in Lao PDR were able to attend comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) courses. Six hundred students, mostly around age 14-22 in Bokeo TVET College enjoyed one-week intensive training on CSE at the end of 2019. They participated actively in

22 January 2020

Enhance Human Capital and Social Investments for Demographic Dividend in Lao PDR

Lao PDR has one of the youngest populations in Southeast Asia, with over half (50.8%) of the population being between the age of 10 and 35 years (Lao Statistics Bureau [LSB], 2015). The age structure and demographic transition present an advantageous direction and great potential to reap the demographic dividend in the years to

29 December 2019

Lao youth taking part in Me My Body My Planet My Future campaign on climate change

Dec 29, 2019, Vientiane—Hundreds of young people gathered at the campus of the National University of Laos to take part in cleaning up the campus and interactive sessions on solid waste management and reduction of single-use plastics.  This event was part of the “Me, My Body, My Planet, My Future” campaign that UNFPA launched

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