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26 November 2015
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Spotlight: “Ahanakee Thinakun Ekeh” (I am one in three)

I was among those riding bikes through the busy streets of Male' yesterday, against traffic and desperate to cross to the other side. We were around 100 cyclists wearing orange, maneuvering around... Read more

25 November 2015
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Maldives' Doctors Tackle Treating Gender Violence

This is why UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has developed a course, available online, free-of-charge, that eqips health workers in the Maldives to identify and assist survivors of gender-... Read more

6 September 2015
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UNFPA Executive Board approves Maldives Country Programme for 2016-2020

With a population of 28% young people, the focus of UNFPA Maldives's five year programme is on youth, for youth and #WithYouth.

25 August 2015
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UNFPA and the new UNDAF - The Government of Maldives and the United Nations System signed the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) 2016-2020 today.

Within the strategic framework of the UNDAF, Government, Civil Society and UN partners developed a Country Programme Document specifically outlining UNFPA's focus for the next 5 years, formulated... Read more

8 December 2014
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UN Maldives Press Statement on Male' Water Crisis

Male', 8 December 2014 - The United Nations in Maldives commends the outstanding response by the Government of Maldives in providing relief to the water crisis in Male' that commenced on 4 Dec 2014.... Read more

26 November 2014
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Press Release: Releasing of the State of the World Population Report 2014

Male', Maldives - Investing in young people is not only investing in their human right but also an investment into the development of the nation. The UNFPA's State of the World Population 2014... Read more

18 November 2014
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UNFPA Press Release on the occasion of State of World Population 2014 releasing

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 November 2014-Developing countries with large youth populations could see their economies soar, provided they invest heavily in young people's education and health and... Read more

18 November 2014
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2014 State of the World Population

The power of 1.8 billion: adolescents, youth and the transformation of the future. Young people matter. They matter because an unprecedented 1.8 billion youth are alive today, and because they are... Read more

1 July 2014
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Health Minister says young people’s reproductive health needs are strategically targeted in National Reproductive Health Strategy

Statistics show that over 50 percent of the population in Maldives is comprised of people under the age of 25 years and the largest cohort, about 25 percent of the population, is between the ages of... Read more

1 July 2014
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Maldivian Government Hopes to Endorse the National Youth Health Strategy In the Near Future, Youth Minister says

The Maldivian government hopes to pass a crucial youth bill encompassing all areas related to young people in the coming months, Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Maleeh Jamal announced at a recent... Read more

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