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11 August 2020
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MALE’, Maldives (11 August 2020): High Commissioner of Australia to Maldives, HE David Holly and Country Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Maldives, Ms. Ritsu Nacken, signed a... Read more
30 June 2020
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Artwork by Fatma Mahmoud Salama Raslan
In 2009, former Maldivian Attorney General Husnu Suood voiced his concerns about disturbing practices happening in his hometown in Addu Atoll. Anecdotal evidence suggested “female circumcision” was... Read more
21 October 2019
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“I wish I could have talked to someone my age about what happened, without judgement,” says Aisha.  Aisha* became pregnant when she was 21, out of wedlock. Much like most young people her age, she... Read more
1 October 2019
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Better known as a picture-perfect holiday destination, most islands in the Maldives are just a meter above sea level. With the sea level projected to rise by around 3 feet in five decades the threat... Read more
16 July 2019
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His excellency President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Minister of State for National Planning and Infrastructure Mr. Akram Kamaaludeen, Cabinet Ministers, representatives from the government, civil society... Read more
10 April 2019
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The United Nations had high hopes for girls born 25 years ago. The race to build a brighter future for women in all walks of life began in 1994 with the adoption of the Program of Action of the... Read more
23 October 2018
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UNFPA supports young people’s participation in peace building discussions to enhance their voice and participation in providing solutions to social challenges including peace and security at all... Read more
13 September 2018
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In a country where family planning is accessible to married couples only, Safe Spaces for youth are an introduction to reproductive health and rights, counselling, access to contraceptives and... Read more
17 August 2018
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For me it all started through volunteerism. As a young person I am quite passionate about youth empowerment, environmental awareness and community development. I strongly believe that through... Read more
16 August 2018
News
I am from Kulhuduffushi, the heart of northern Maldives. My dream is to help my island go plastic free. Many islands in Maldives are now free from plastic bags which means that it is possible. I want... Read more

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