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29 December 2016

Walk it like you talk it - #withyouth

“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

18 December 2016

Let’s Talk About Sexual Health! - Breaking the Taboo on Sexual and Reproductive Health

From development of natal clinics, to availability of contraceptives in all 187 islands, Maldives has made considerable advances in implementing Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services over... Read more

12 December 2016

UNFPA Maldives puts Human Rights at the forefront of Development Planning

MALDIVES, 10 December 2016: the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA Maldives, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Maldives, and the Attorney General’s Office are proud to... Read more

10 December 2016

Ceremony to Commemorate International Human Rights Day

Remarks by UNFPA Country Director for Maldives Mr. Alain Sibenaler 10th December 2016, Dharubaaruge, 20:15 – 22:00 hrs Honourable Chief Justice, Usthaaz Abdulla Saeed, Minister of Economic... Read more

6 December 2016

UNFPA Works with Laamu Councils to Accelerate Data Revolution on Islands

Laamu Gan, 6th December 2016: UNFPA is one of the seven UN Agencies currently working under the LECReD (Low Emission Climate Resilient Development) programme. LECReD is assisting the Laamu Atoll,... Read more

13 November 2016

10-year-old girls making SDGs popular in Maldives

Most famous for its luxurious tourist destination, the Maldives has its own unique opportunities and challenges for the future. More than half the population is under the age of 25 and the islands... Read more

5 November 2016

Data at the Forefront

In Maldives nearly 1/4th of population is between the ages 15 and 24 years. This critical age group is crucial for the development of accurate knowledge and attitudes on reproductive health and life... Read more

4 November 2016

Young people driving Social Change in Maldives

Youth are the driving force in a country. Thus, it is critical to ensure that this demographic is empowered to reach their full potential. With nearly half of the Maldives population under 25 years... Read more

18 October 2016

Digitalizing data for Laamu Atoll

This week, the third Laamu Climate Change Forum (LCCF3) took place from 16-18 October in Laamu Gan drawing in over 200 participants. The forum centered on the theme ‘Learning from Laamu' featured... Read more

26 August 2016

In the Maldives, youth join hands to secure a fragile future

Young people from across the Maldives are joining hands to tackle the growing environmental crisis faced by the Indian Ocean nation. Rising sea levels and climate change fuelled storms threaten the... Read more