Belgium

Belgium

Donor Rankings, 2014-2018

12th Core Contributions
16th Non Core Contributions
14th Overall Contributions

Belgian Development Cooperation considers gender equality a key focus area as well as a cross-cutting topic to be considered in all strategies, policies and actions. The Belgian Government’s work in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights is guided by three cooperation principles: A human-rights based approach; a global and positive approach to sexuality and reproduction; and health care for all. Within this framework, key areas of intervention are: integration of sexual and reproductive health care into general health care; combating sexual violence, sexual exploitation, trafficking in women and children, and harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and child marriage; and addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights in emergencies, conflict situations and peace-building processes.

Specific areas of collaboration between Belgium and UNFPA include: sexual and reproductive health and rights in Burkina Faso, addressing HIV/AIDS, addressing gender-based violence in Morocco, preventing and treating obstetric fistula, and developing technology platforms to deliver sexual and reproductive health information.

Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister; Minister of Finance, in charge of Fight against Tax Fraud; and Minister of Development Cooperation
Girls who are forced to marry and become mothers at a young age miss out on many opportunities. They leave school early and risk spending the rest of their lives in dependence. The fight against sexual violence and child marriage is crucial to strengthen the position of girls and women. That is why Belgium continues to join forces with UNFPA.
Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister; Minister of Finance, in charge of Fight against Tax Fraud; and Minister of Development Cooperation

News & Updates

Without the support and information, Iuliana* faced violence and early pregnancy. But with the right support, a brighter future is possible. © UNFPA Moldova/Anastasia Pirvu
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Chisinau, REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA – Iuliana* did not get much a childhood. Born into a poor family in a remote Moldovan village, she started working at an early age. “I worked at a poultry plant,” she recently recounted to...
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 In Yemen, exposure to trauma and violence is widespread as the conflict enters its fifth year. © UNFPA Yemen
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SANA'A, Yemen - By the time conflict escalated in Yemen in 2015, Salwa* had already survived a lifetime of hardship. “My parents divorced when I was 5 years old. This was the start of all my worries and fears,” she told...
8 October 2019 read story
The school for husbands and future husbands teaches men to empower their wives through behavior change. Here, men practice domestic skills to ease the burden on their wives. © UNFPA/Ollivier Girard
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MAMBOUE, Burkina Faso – Waimbabie Gnoumou is learning to be a better husband, says his wife, Martine. That’s because he is going to a special school that teaches men exactly that. The Husbands and Future Husbands School...
3 October 2019 read story

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Key Results 2018

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Maternal deaths averted
    956
    Unsafe abortions prevented
    115,218
    Fistula repair surgeries supported
    256
    Adolescents were reached with integrated sexual and reproductive health services
    312,000
  • Family planning
    Unintended pregnancies prevented
    391,204
    Couples protected for one year from unwanted pregnancies
    886,600
    HIV infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms
    1,820
  • Gender based violence and harmful practices
    Girls saved from female genital mutilation
    494
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