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22 December 2021
Press Release

The National Population and Development Policy Integration into Provincial Plans

22 December 2021, Vientiane Capital - Following the National Population and Development Policy (NPDP) dissemination for the five central provinces in August this year, the Ministry of Planning and... Read more

17 December 2021
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The Official Launch of the National Action Plans to Promote Gender Equality and Combat Violence Against Women and Children

16 December 2021, Vientiane Capital - NCAWMC, with support from UNFPA and UNICEF, today officially launched the Fourth National Plan of Action on Gender Equality (2021-2025), the Second National Plan... Read more

17 December 2021
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UNFPA and Good Neighbor Laos Provide Hygiene Kits to Women and Girls to Protect Their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

17 December 2021, Vientiane Capital - Women and girls at quarantine and treatment facilities in 16 provinces, will receive hygiene kits to support their sexual and reproductive health and rights... Read more

15 December 2021
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UNFPA Facilitates a Virtual Tour for LWU and NCAWMC of the One Stop Service Center in Vietnam during the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence

  15 December 2021, Vientiane Capital -  Representatives from Lao Women’s Union (LWU), the National Commission for the Advancement of Women and Mothers and Children (NCAWMC) and UNFPA Lao PDR joined... Read more

15 December 2021
News

My Voice, Our Future: Youth Debate Competition

  15 December 2021, Vientiane Capital - The final round of the youth debate competition was completed announcing the winners from Lao-Vietnam Friendship School 2. The debate competition was part of... Read more

9 December 2021
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Investing in the Reproductive Health and Protection of Female Workforce Essential to Recovery of Garment and Tourism Sectors

9 December 2021, Vientiane Capital - A workshop to discuss the partnership with the private sector, to promote the accessibility of sexual and reproductive health information and services amongst... Read more

1 December 2021
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Lao doctors shine a light on violence, help women and girls get the care they need

“Among my patients, many women I see that are subject to violence are assaulted by their close relatives, usually sexual violence”, says Doctor Anoulak Phaboutdy, adding: “Providing counseling to... Read more

26 November 2021
Statement
Opening of Women's Protection Shelter in Savannakhet in December 2020. Deputy Minister of ICT, Savannakhet Vice Governor, LWU Vice President, UK Ambassador to Lao PDR, UNFPA Representative Lao PDR and President of Savannakhet LWU.

Ending violence against women and girls is possible… I am hopeful!

For most issues, the world marks a day. For VAW, the world marks 16 days !    Globally, one in three women have experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, primarily by their intimate... Read more

18 November 2021
Press Release

Training youth volunteers to engage in the “Me, My Body, My Planet, My Future” campaign

  16 November 2021, Vientiane Capital -  The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the National University of Laos organized a two-day training for 20 youth volunteers under the “Me, My Body,... Read more

10 November 2021
Press Release

Lao PDR integrates national policies for gender equality and ending violence against women and children into provincial, ministerial and sectoral plans

4 November 2021, Vientiane Capital - The Lao Government has successfully integrated the Second National Plan of Action on Preventing and Elimination of Violence Against Women and Violence against... Read more

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