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13 August 2018
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I am from the south of Maldives. Like me, every year many young Maldivians leave their islands and move to Male’ city where they experience an abrupt disconnection from their islands’ sense of... Read more
12 August 2018
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I live in Male’ but, because my family is originally from Baa Dhonfanu, I often went there during school holidays. In one of those visits I noticed that my friend’s behavior had changed: she was... Read more
19 March 2018
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       As the construction work sites spread throughout the already densely populated city of Male’, these days the capital of Maldives, known for its mosques and colorful buildings, became noisier.... Read more
18 February 2018
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Despite the achievements in addressing gender inequalities in the Maldives, situations related to women’s rights have worsened in the past 10 years affecting reproductive health and rights,... Read more
29 January 2018
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Roughly every 10 years’ countries start a new cycle in documenting population dynamics. Through Census data collection we get to know how many we are, who we are and where do we live whilst the... Read more
30 October 2017
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Our parents never acknowledged that Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) existed or that their children might be sexually active. My school wasn't any better. The teachers were so consumed up in... Read more
11 July 2017
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It was Valentine’s Day 2017, and my best friend and I decided to have dinner at the Goatfish Café and Bistro. She recently had a bad breakup and I thought it would be a nice gesture to cheer her up.... Read more
5 June 2017
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Dr Babatunde Osotimehin: 1949 - 2017
UNITED NATIONS — With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He was... Read more
14 May 2017
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#BeBoldForChange In Maldives, the proportion of women in policy making is low and young people’s voices are rarely recognized. A few young women in the Maldives have been fortunate to excel in... Read more
29 December 2016
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“Nirakun” meaning “sprouting” in English depicts the start of adolescence. Coinciding with the initial year of the UN’s 2030 Agenda, the Nirakun project aimed at tracking stories from 10-year-olds... Read more

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