Denmark

Denmark

Donor Rankings, 2014-2018

4th Core Contributions
7th Non Core Contributions
6th Overall Contributions

One of four key aims in Denmark’s Strategy for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Action, entitled “The World 2030”, is the promotion of freedom and development – democracy, human rights and gender equality. This aim places sexual and reproductive health and the rights of women and girls at its centre.

The Government of Denmark believes that ensuring equal opportunities and rights for women, men, boys and girls is crucial for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, and that gender equality requires ensuring the human rights of all women and girls, including safeguarding their sexual and reproductive health and rights. Therefore, the Government of Denmark is a strong political and financial supporter of UNFPA’s mandate and activities.

Denmark’s financial contribution to UNFPA comes in various forms. A core contribution supports UNFPA in its efforts to ensure the sexual and reproductive health and rights of all women and girls globally. An earmarked contribution for UNFPA Supplies supports UNFPA’s work to help countries build stronger health systems and widen access to a reliable supply of contraceptives and life-saving medicines for maternal health. A contribution to UNFPA’s innovation initiative supports the development of innovations with the potential to improve development and humanitarian results on the ground. A contribution supports UNFPA’s humanitarian work, as women and girls often face extraordinary burdens in humanitarian crises. Denmark also makes contributions to UNFPA’s work through its bilateral country programmes and for specific projects.

 

Rasmus Prehn, Minister for Development Cooperation
Denmark has long been and continues to be at the forefront of the fight for women and girls’ right to decide over their own body. UNFPA is a strong and trusted partner in this fight. In 2019, the partnership between Denmark and UNFPA was taken to a new level when the Government of Denmark joined forces with UNFPA and the Government of Kenya to convene the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. Going forward, Denmark looks forward to working together with UNFPA and other partners to ensure that the political will and the financial commitments mobilized in Nairobi will be used optimally to deliver a future, where women and girls are able to plan their family, their life and their future.
Rasmus Prehn, Minister for Development Cooperation

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GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo—Forty year-old Angelique reveals a gunshot wound in her back to women in the Keyshero Medical centre, while her six-year-old daughter reaches up to touch it. Angelique (her name has been changed) and her family were attacked in their village in November 2007 when men dressed in police uniforms broke into their house at night, looted it, and forced her family into the forest. With brute force they held down Angelique and her 12-year-old daughter as they raped them and then shot each in the back. “They chased us … I don't know where my husband is now. I haven'...
26 November 2008 read story
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Distinguished Delegates, my colleagues from United Nations agencies, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Friends; I am honoured to join you today in Amman. I would like to thank Karen Koning AbuZayd, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)), for her leadership and passion for the rights of the Palestinian people and compassion for their plight. I have witnessed how she seizes every possible opportunity to speak out about the daily struggle of the Palestinian people and of the 35,000 Palestinian staff who are the...
18 November 2008 read story
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NURA, Kyrgystan—On the night of 5 October, most of the children and older persons in the small village of Nura were tucked in their beds when a powerful earthquake struck. The working adult population – mainly sheep herders – usually retires early along with the rest of their family members. But that evening, many were outside in the local schoolyard waiting to hear the results of a local election. As a result, many were spared from being buried beneath the rubble that was once their homes. Sadly, many of their children were not. Mountains and seismic activity leave Kyrgyzstanis vulnerable...
14 November 2008 read story

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Key Results 2018

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Maternal deaths averted
    4,851
    Unsafe abortions prevented
    584,951
    Fistula repair surgeries supported
    1,300
    Adolescents were reached with integrated sexual and reproductive health services
    1,584,000
  • Family planning
    Unintended pregnancies prevented
    1,986,112
    Couples protected for one year from unwanted pregnancies
    4,501,200
    HIV infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms
    9,240
  • Gender based violence and harmful practices
    Girls saved from female genital mutilation
    2,508
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Key results are for illustrative purposes only, and reflect what a donor has contributed to through funding to UNFPA since 2014. Key results presented here may not reflect the figures provided by government donors.

Contributions Since 2014

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