Germany

Germany

Donor Rankings, 2014-2018

7th Core Contributions
25th Non Core Contributions
11th Overall Contributions

Germany consistently invests in promoting gender equality, advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights and improving the collection and utilization of demographic data.

Germany’s Development Action Plan on Gender Equality lays out priority issues for gender equality, including access to justice and legal services for women and girls; elimination of gender-based violence; women's rights and decision-making in conflict situations; comprehensive sexuality education; and sexual and reproductive health and rights. The latter is also one of the priorities of Germany's development cooperation in the health sector. The development of partner country capacities to generate quality demographic data for policymaking complements these efforts. Better demographic data helps to anticipate and address the evolving needs of populations at national and local levels.

These focal areas of German development cooperation have offered many opportunities for collaboration with UNFPA. Germany has worked with UNFPA on issues such as the prevention and response to gender-based violence in Eastern Europe and the Middle East and efforts to end female genital mutilation. Germany also contributes to the Maternal Health Thematic Fund, supporting midwifery training, obstetric fistula repair surgeries and other activities to strengthen maternal health services.

 
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Dr. Gerd Müller © Michael Gottschalk/photothek.net
The work of the United Nations Population Fund is an important contribution towards achieving the goals of the 2030 Agenda, building a decent future for everybody at home together.
Dr. Gerd Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

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Khadija Bahzad holds a baby she delivered in Marrakech. Ms. Bahzad is a midwifery trainer, strengthening the skills of other midwives in the country. © UNFPA
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6 February 2020 read story
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Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on the occasion of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. When Tabitha was growing up in rural Kenya, most of her 16-year-old peers were subjected to female genital mutilation – a human rights violation that more than 4 million girls worldwide are at risk of this year. Yet Tabitha remains unharmed, thanks to the unwavering support of her parents, who, in...
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Key Results 2018

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Maternal deaths averted
    1,617
    Unsafe abortions prevented
    194,984
    Fistula repair surgeries supported
    433
    Adolescents were reached with integrated sexual and reproductive health services
    528,000
  • Family planning
    Unintended pregnancies prevented
    662,037
    Couples protected for one year from unwanted pregnancies
    1,500,400
    HIV infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms
    3,080
  • Gender based violence and harmful practices
    Girls saved from female genital mutilation
    836
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