Project profile — Strengthening Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls in Morocco

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Overview

Overview

Strengthening Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls in Morocco - Overview
CA-3-D004830001
$4,000,000
UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund (XM-DAC-41119)
2018-11-15 - 2023-03-31
Operational
Country / region • Morocco (100.00%)
Sector • Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Population policy and administrative management (13010) (65.00%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Family planning (13030) (5.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Women’s equality organisations and institutions (15170) (20.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Ending violence against women and girls (15180) (10.00%)
Policy marker • Youth Issues (significant objective)
• Gender equality (principal objective)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

The project’s objective is to strengthen sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls in Morocco, as well as to combat all forms of discrimination against women and girls, including gender based violence. This project seeks to influence changes in policies, laws, services for women and girls and existing systems, as well as to change discriminatory and unjust social beliefs and practices. The project activities include: (1) developing a national strategy for Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and creating training modules for middle and secondary school students; (2) conducting a study and organizing awareness and advocacy campaigns for SRHR and gender equality (GE) at the national and regional levels; (3) entering into a partnership with religious authorities and establishing a training plan in SRHR and GE for religious counsellors and Ulemas.

Expected results

The expected results of this project include: (1) informed decision making of women and girls regarding rights, prevention and the use of sexual and reproductive health services; (2) increased efficiency of the national health system regarding policies and comprehensive service delivery dedicated to the sexual and reproductive health rights of women and girls, non violence and gender equality; (3) increased engagement of civil society organizations including men for the defence women’s sexual and reproductive health rights and the accountability of public policies and services.

Results achieved

Results achieved as of March 2022 include: (1) supported a national sexual and reproductive health strategy with a human rights focus; (2) produced two guides on sexual and reproductive health rights; (3) reached more than 5.7 million members of the general public through seven digital campaigns which focused on promoting gender equality, deconstructing discriminatory social norms, combating gender-based violence, and positive masculinity; (4) 28,178 young people (including 17,270 girls and 10,908 boys) were engaged on innovative ways to eliminate gender-based violence; (5) trained 7,796 men and boys to change discriminatory social attitudes and norms; (6) included 494 religious actors (men and women) in the development of an innovative training program on sexual and reproductive health concepts (theater, art, audiovisual); (7) trained 204 health personnel, general practitioners and midwives on colonoscopy, public health inspection, long-term contraception and subcutaneous injectables; (8) trained 528 education personnel on sexual and reproductive health; (9) increased awareness of 183 women on the promotion of gender equality and sexual health; (10) 3,895 women victims of domestic violence were treated; (11) 437 women and 5,875 men and young people were trained on sexual and reproductive health and gender equality; and (12) 103 associations were involved in advocacy for sexual and reproductive health and gender equality.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $800,000
Planned Disbursement $200,000
Transactions
Transaction Date Type Value
21-09-2022 Disbursement $200,000
Country Percentages by Sector
Related information

Related information

Strengthening Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls in Morocco - Related information
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