Project profile — Empowering Adolescents to Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies, HIV and Violence

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Overview

Overview

Empowering Adolescents to Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies, HIV and Violence - Overview
CA-3-D004561001
$9,175,520
UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund (XM-DAC-41122)
2018-03-06 - 2023-03-31
Operational
Country / region • Bolivia (100.00%)
Sector • Health
COVID-19 control (12264) (6.71%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Population policy and administrative management (13010) (51.29%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Family planning (13030) (5.00%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
STD control including HIV/AIDS (13040) (5.00%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Personnel development for population and reproductive health (13081) (18.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Women’s equality organisations and institutions (15170) (5.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Ending violence against women and girls (15180) (9.00%)
Policy marker • Youth Issues (significant objective)
• Indigenous Issues (significant objective)
• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (significant objective)
• Children's issues (significant objective)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

This project aims to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for vulnerable adolescent girls and boys through an adolescent-friendly approach focused on preventing and reducing unwanted pregnancies, HIV/AIDS and sexual and gender-based violence. Project activities include: (1) strengthening SRHR healthcare services through capacity development of health networks; (2) mobilizing adolescent groups and organizations to improve their awareness and capacity to engage on SRHR issues; and (3) improving the policy and operational environment at subnational levels for preventing unwanted pregnancies, HIV/AIDS and sexual and gender-based violence. The initiative is implemented by UNICEF, as part of their Bolivia country program, in collaboration with Save the Children.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved quality of adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services for the prevention of unwanted pregnancies, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) and HIV/AIDS, ensuring services are gender and culturally sensitive and adolescent-friendly; (2) enhanced decision-making power and gender equality among vulnerable youth and adolescent girls and boys to prevent unwanted pregnancies, SGBV and HIV/AIDS; and (3) strengthened enabling environment for vulnerable youth and adolescent girls and boys to meaningfully exercise their rights to gender equality and SRHR.

Results achieved

Results achieved as of March 2022 include: (1) trained 1106 health care providers to deliver gender-sensitive, adolescent-friendly sexual and reproductive health services and counselling to very young adolescent girls and boys; (2) equipped 151 health care facilities to provide gender-sensitive, adolescent-friendly Sexual Reproductive Health services to adolescent girls and boys. The services, provided by municipal institutional pharmacies and private pharmacies, include the effective supply of contraceptive methods; (3) developed and distributed 4000 toolkits on gender equality. Recipients included: very young adolescent girls and boys, older adolescents, and key community members; (4) provided virtual training to 80 critical care emergency health care professionals (including 25 physicians) to manage COVID-19 cases in Bolivia; (5) trained 86 adolescent leaders (of whom 50 women) on municipal monitoring mechanisms for Sexual Reproductive Health, protection services for sexual and gender-based violence and gender equality; and (6) hosted 1950 caregivers and community members (of whom 1216 were women) participated in discussions on gender equality and sexual and reproductive health rights.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $900,000
Transactions
Transaction Date Type Value
11-07-2022 Disbursement $900,000
Country Percentages by Sector
Related information

Related information

Empowering Adolescents to Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies, HIV and Violence - Related information
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Partner website — UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund
Global Affairs Canada
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Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by implementing partners
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