Project profile — Reaching Adolescent Girls Everywhere- Increasing Youth Access to Family Planning and Contraceptives


UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund (41119)
2017-02-03 - 2018-12-31
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• Congo, Democratic Republic (53.00%)
• Mali (47.00%)


• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health: Family planning (13030) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (principal objective)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (significant objective)


Family planning is critical to advancing gender equality and adolescents' empowerment. Among development actors, UNFPA Supplies is the largest provider of contraceptives in the world and is pivotal to the achievement of the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) goal of enabling 120 million more women and girls to have access to contraceptives by 2020. Canada's support to UNFPA Supplies contributes to increasing the availability and use of contraceptives by adolescents in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mali. Project activities include: (1) supporting advocacy with governments for the inclusion of emergency contraception among an integrated package of reproductive health commodities available in-country; (2) improving adolescent and youth access to reproductive health services and information, including family planning and contraceptives, with a focus on humanitarian and fragile settings; and (3) strengthening capacity and systems for supply chain management to ensure availability of high-quality reproductive health supplies for adolescents and youth.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased availability of reproductive health commodities in support of reproductive and sexual health services including family planning, especially for poor and marginalized women and girls; (2) an enabled environment and strengthened partnership for reproductive health commodity security and family planning; (3) improved efficiency for procurement and supply of reproductive health commodities (global-level focus); (4) improved access to quality reproductive health and family planning services for poor and marginalized women and girls; (5) strengthened capacity and systems for supply chain management and data generation; and improved programme coordination and management.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by implementing partners
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