In 2012, the Netherlands committed EUR370 million for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Five years later, the Netherlands spent around EUR140 million on family planning programs. They pledged EUR31.5 million to go towards family planning and SRHR in humanitarian settings as well as to She Decides, a global movement to promote, protect, and provide fundamental rights to women and girls. The Netherlands continues to engage with youth and adolescents in order to strengthen access to sexual reproductive health services and advocate for SRHR. In 2017, the Netherlands spent a third of its SRHR and global health budget on family planning programs.
Netherlands FP2020 Commitment
The Netherlands commits €370 million in 2012 for sexual and reproductive health and rights, including HIV and health, and intends to extend this amount to €381 million in 2013 and to €413 million in 2015.
Donor Government Assistance for Family Planning in 2013
Donor Government Assistance for Family Planning in 2014
Netherlands Policy & Political Commitment Update
Current policy has 4 priority themes, of which sexual and reproductive health & rights is one.
Netherlands Financial Commitment Update
- Dutch disbursements for SRHR alone have exceeded USD 400 million since 2012.
- The table below provides an overview of Netherlands‘ funding towards health and SRHR. The amounts for 2012 and 2013 refer to actual expenditures, the amount for 2014 refers to the budget as approved by Parliament and the amount for 2015 refers to an estimated budget (not yet approved by Parliament). All amounts are in million euros.
Donor Government Assistance for Family Planning in 2015
Family Planning Summit 2017: Netherlands FP2020 Commitment
Government of the Netherland's Family Planning 2020 commitment delivered by Lilianne Ploumen at the Family Planning Summit in London, UK on July 11, 2017
Netherlands Revitalized FP2020 Commitment
Although the total budget for development cooperation has been under pressure, the overall portfolio for sexual and reproductive health and rights of the Netherlands Ministry for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation has remained stable or even slightly increased over the last few years.
Contraceptive supplies financing: what role for donors?
The report’s recommendations focus on: achieving an impact in advocacy for increased donor finance; increasing efficiency to stretch donor funds further; improving sustainability and helping to reduce inequities. For transition countries, i.e. countries transitioning from donor funding, recommendations focus on reducing procurement costs and supporting new domestic financing initiatives.