Project profile — A New and Dignified Life for Women and Girls Suffering from Obstetric Fistula

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Overview

Overview

A New and Dignified Life for Women and Girls Suffering from Obstetric Fistula - Overview
CA-3-D003873001
$6,500,000
UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund (41119)
2018-01-08 - 2022-03-31
Operational
Country / region • Mozambique (100.00%)
Sector • Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Reproductive health care (13020) (63.00%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Personnel development for population and reproductive health (13081) (37.00%)
Policy marker • Youth Issues (significant objective)
• Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) (explicit primary objective)
• Gender equality (significant objective)
Description and results

Description

This project aims to improve the well-being of women and girls living with obstetric fistula, an important sexual and reproductive health and rights issue in Mozambique. Women who experience obstetric fistula suffer constant incontinence, shame, social segregation and health problems. The project aims to increase knowledge about obstetric fistula and the availability of routine treatment services in strategically selected national health facilities across the country. Project activities include: (1) increasing the availability and access to professional fistula treatment and care for young women and girls; and (2) strengthening gender-based and rights-based community engagement on obstetric fistula, involving women and girls, men and boys. A total of 6,898 women and girls are expected to receive services for the treatment and repair of obstetric fistula; 630 women and girls are to receive reintegration services; and 6,500 people are to receive community mobilization awareness sessions.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased community and family promotion and protection of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of girls and young women; (2) increased availability and access to quality fistula repair treatment and care for girls and young women; and (3) increased social reintegration of girls and young women treated/cured for obstetric fistula.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $1,000,000
Planned Disbursement $1,000,000
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Related information

Related information

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