Project profile — Empowerment and Accountability for Venezuelan & Host Community Girls and Women


Plan International Canada (CA-CRA_ACR-0010011149)
2022-03-30 - 2024-12-31
Global Affairs Canada
NGM Americas

Country / region 

• Peru (27.00%)
• Colombia (38.00%)
• Ecuador (35.00%)


• Population policy and administrative management:
Population policy and administrative management (13010) (40.00%)
Reproductive health care (13020) (10.00%)
• Women's rights organisations and movements, and government institutions:
Women's rights organisations and movements, and government institutions (15170) (30.00%)
Ending violence against women and girls (15180) (20.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (principal 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)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project seeks to increase the protection of sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), in all their diversity, in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Project activities include: (1) training for adolescent girls and boys on prevention of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender-transformative life skills and transformative masculinities; (2) training to frontline protection and health service providers in gender-and adolescent-responsive and inclusive protection and SRHR service provision; (3) providing equipment and supplies for SRHR service providers, including menstrual health needs; (4) implementing a communications strategy to challenge negative gender norms, promote AGYW`s rights, the role of men and boys as allies, and the prevention of xenophobia; and (5) strengthening the capacity of local organizations, particularly women’s rights organizations, youth-led organizations and migrants rights organizations through virtual learning and multi-country exchange sessions for project staff and key actors. The project directly benefits over 62,000 Venezuelan refugees and migrant girls and young women, their host community counterparts and nearly 30,000 adolescent boys and young males. The project also directly benefits frontline protection and healthcare staff, community leaders, parents, caregivers and partners. It also supports women’s rights organizations, youth-led organizations, migrant and refugee organizations and healthcare and protection facilities in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased individual and collective agency and resilience of AGYW, to exercise their protection and sexual and reproductive health and rights; (2) strengthened protection and sexual and reproductive health systems provision of gender-and adolescent-responsive and inclusive services for AGYW; and (3) strengthened prioritization and coordination of evidence-based, gender-transformative protection and sexual and reproductive health and rights responses for AGYW by local organizations and local authorities. The project outcomes will place a particular emphasis on Venezuelan refugees and migrants AGYW in all their diversity

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $2,000,000
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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