Project profile — Enhancing Quality, Access and Logistics of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (EQUAL SRHR)



Overview 

CA-3-P010858001
$4,250,000
UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund (41119)
2022-03-16 - 2026-12-31
Operational
Global Affairs Canada
NGM Americas

Country / region 

• Guyana (90.00%)
• Trinidad And Tobago (10.00%)

Sector 

• Population policy and administrative management:
Population policy and administrative management (13010) (50.00%)
Reproductive health care (13020) (50.00%)

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 (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (significant objective)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)

Description 

This programme aims to improve the protection of women and girls in Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago, particularly Venezuelan migrants and host communities, by increasing the exercise of their rights to bodily integrity and Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH). This will include protection of women and girls from Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and strengthening of systems to respond to instances of GBV experienced by women and girls, inclusive of Venezuelan migrants in Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago and returning Guyanese from Venezuela as well as members of the Indigenous Peoples, as a segment of the host communities The project aims to reach 13,224 women of reproductive age from among the population of Venezuelan migrants and host communities in Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago. The project will also benefit approximately 14,658 sexually active men.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes of the project include: (1) improved effectiveness of partners to provide quality, rights-based and comprehensive SRH and GBV related services to vulnerable populations; and (2) increased agency of migrant women and girls and vulnerable populations in host communities to use inclusive, safe, comprehensive and quality SRH services.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of March 2023 include: (1) trained, educated, and increased awareness of 170 youths, 460 parents, 100 teachers, and 390 community leaders in Regions seven and eight in Guyana on child sexual abuse and gender-based violence ; (2) provided 500 migrants from Venezuela, Indigenous peoples, and other residents of targeted host communities in Regions seven and eight of Guyana access to strengthened gender-based violence life-saving services and gender-based violence case management services; (3) procured and distributed 250 dignity kits (containing items like culturally appropriate clothing and underwear, menstrual pads, toothpaste and toothbrush, soap, flashlight, whistle, and information about the services available) to various partners in Trinidad and Tobago; and (4) trained 30 first responders, including service providers, community workers, programme staff, and interpreters, in Trinidad and Tobago. This enhanced the delivery of survivor centered services to help prevent sexual violence and to respond to the needs of survivors.

Budget and spending 


Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transactions
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Contributions to single-donor funding mechanisms and contributions earmarked for a specific funding window or geographical location
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