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Family planning, a human right: What this means in Indonesia

Jakarta | Wed, July 11, 2018 | 03:32 pm
Family planning, a human right: What this means in Indonesia Indonesia is recognized globally for its pioneering family planning efforts. (Shutterstock/Valeriya Anufriyeva)

PREMIUM The theme of this year’s World Population Day (July 11), “Family Planning is a human right”, reminds current and future generations that this hard-won human right should not be taken for granted, refuting any role for population control. The day is about reinforcing understanding of family planning (FP) within a rights-based paradigm, celebrating national achievements and repledg...

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