Finland

Finland

Donor Rankings, 2014-2017

5th Core Contributions
17th Non Core Contributions
8th Overall Contributions

Advancing the rights of women and girls constitutes one of four major priority areas for Finland’s international development policy. Finland’s development objectives for gender equality include improved access for women and girls to inclusive, quality education; expanded basic health and social services, including for sexual and reproductive health; and services to fight violence, abuse and human trafficking.

Finland prioritizes support to UNFPA’s core funding, which is considered the most efficient investment in the Fund, as it enables long-term planning, flexible responses to emerging priorities, and sustainable support for human rights-based programmes that improve the lives of women and young people in developing countries.

Other key areas for collaboration with Finland include: support to UNFPA’s activities in Somalia, contributions to the UNFPA Innovation Fund, support to the Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting and support to UNFPA’s humanitarian response in Syria.

 

 

Anne-Mari Virolainen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland
Finnish development policy lays particular emphasis on the empowerment of women and girls. UNFPA is one of Finland's main United Nations partner agencies in strengthening women´s and girls´ rights and empowering especially girls and young women. Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is an important priority in gender equality and human rights work for Finland. SRHR remains our key cooperation area with UNFPA. We emphasize guaranteeing access to services, such as health and education, and in this comprehensive sexuality education is the key. In co-operation with UNFPA Finland strives for these priorities. This is also reflected in our funding as only a few multilateral organizations continue to receive this level of funding from Finland.
Anne-Mari Virolainen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland

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Farah* recently received surgical treatment for obstetric fistula. She says she can now "live a normal life." © UNFPA Afghanistan
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KABUL, Afghanistan – “I saw myself as the living dead,” 50-year-old Laila* told UNFPA. She suffered terribly while giving birth in Pakistan 27 years ago. The prolonged, obstructed labour left her with an obstetric...
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Keflene Yakobo is now a fistula ambassador in her community, helping other women receive treatment and reclaim their lives. © UNFPA Tanzania/Bright Warren
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Key Results

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Maternal deaths averted
    4,963
    Unsafe abortions prevented
    603,440
    Fistula repair surgeries supported
    2,274
    Adolescents were reached with integrated sexual and reproductive health services
    1,568,150
  • Family planning
    Unintended pregnancies prevented
    1,925,450
    Couples protected for one year from unwanted pregnancies
    4,486,100
    HIV infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms
    7,940
  • Gender based violence and harmful practices
    Girls saved from female genital mutilation
    32,435
    Women and girls in humanitarian crises reached with sexual and reproductive health/gender-based violence prevention services
    1,627,700
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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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