À la suite de l’événement pour le réapprovisionnement du GFF, organisé en novembre 2018 et ayant permis de mobiliser plus d’un milliard d’US$ pour le Mécanisme de Financement Mondial pour les Femmes, les Enfants et les Adolescents (GFF), le GFF a annoncé aujourd'hui que 9 pays – le Ghana, la Mauritanie, le Niger, le Pakistan, la Somalie, le Tadjikistan, le Tchad, la Zambie et le Zimbabwe — vont intégrer le GFF, portant à 36 le
Following the GFF replenishment event in November 2018 that raised more than US$1 billion for the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF), the GFF announced today that 9 countries—Chad, Ghana, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Somalia, Tajikistan, Zambia and Zimbabwe—will join the GFF, bringing the total number of GF
More people are displaced now than at any time since World War II. In 2018 alone, 34 million women and girls were displaced by natural disaster and conflict.
Family planning investments in emergencies are demonstrating impact. Sustained investments are needed. The global community must invest in programs, partnership, documentation and coordination to ensure that family planning is part of every stage of a crisis response.
Il y a cinquante ans, il était difficile pour les femmes de se procurer un moyen de contraception, et le risque de mourir en couches était relativement élevé. De nombreuses femmes se trouvaient dans l’impossibilité de choisir leur conjoint, le moment de leur mariage, si elles voulaient des enfants, et à quel moment.
Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to die giving birth. Many women were unable to decide whom and when to marry, and when or whether to have children.
A worldwide movement to give women real choices in life culminated in the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), where a consensus was reached about the links between women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive health, and rights and sustainable development.
On March 7, 2019, Population Services Zimbabwe, as the country CSOs Focal Point, in partnership with Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council, Ministry of Health and Child Care, supported by Right Here, Right Now Zimbabwe (RHRN), hosted the 4th Symposium for FP2020. The key deliberations, challenges, recommendations, and action plans agreed on this forum are captured in this Outcome Document.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and South Sudan's Ministry of Health on Tuesday signed a five-million-U.S. dollar cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening the country's ailing health sector.
Mary Otieno, UNFPA representative in South Sudan said the three-year work plan seeks to strength health sector through training of health workers and also facilitate procurement and distribution of reproductive health commodities.
Although Zimbabwe has one of the highest rates of contraceptive use in Southern Africa, sexually active adolescents who wish to protect themselves against sexually transmitted illnesses and unwanted pregnancies are not accessing them because of inconsistencies with current laws and other social and economic barriers.
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.