Italy

Italy

Donor Rankings, 2014-2018

17th Core Contributions
18th Non Core Contributions
20th Overall Contributions

The Italian Development Cooperation approach to the protection, welfare and empowerment of women and girls is fully consistent with UNFPA’s mandate and represents a key priority for our country.

Italy adopted a cross-cutting approach to gender equality, with a focus on ending gender-based violence, including domestic violence and violence in emergency settings; stopping harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and child and forced marriage; strengthening health systems, including through training, health education, and access to services; and promoting economic and social empowerment by putting women and girls at the center of our programmes. Comprehensive women’s empowerment is one of the longstanding priorities of Italian development cooperation, and we look forward to continuing our work with key partners such as UNFPA.

Specific areas of collaboration between Italy and UNFPA include ending female genital mutilation; preventing and responding to gender-based violence, including in humanitarian contexts; promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights; supporting maternal, newborn and child health services; supporting population and housing census; and promoting economic and social empowerment.

Emanuela Claudia Del Re, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
The Agenda 2030 and SDG5 can be achieved only if women’s and girls’ well-being, needs and rights are positioned at the centre of our international efforts. In pursuing this objective, the Italian Government continues to prioritize gender and reproductive health and rights in its development cooperation policy and action. In this journey, UNFPA is a valuable and key partner.
Emanuela Claudia Del Re, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and International 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...
29 October 2019 read story
 The centres provide young people with knowledge about their bodies, relationships and health. © UNFPA Myanmar Thein Zaw Win
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BHAMO, Myanmar – “My job is to help these boys and girls steer their dreams in the right direction for their future.” Mung Do, 25, is a youth leader at the UNFPA-supported Woi Chyai Youth Centre in Woi Chyai in Kachin...
21 October 2019 read story
Ms. Gebray wants to continue her education until the day comes when she freely decides to marry. © UNFPA Ethiopia/Abraham Gelaw
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KOLA TEMBEIN, Tigray Region, Ethiopia – Earlier this year, Haderu Gebray, 15, and her parents were arrested for planning her wedding to an older man she had never met.  Ms. Gebray's plight hit the media headlines...
11 October 2019 read story

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Key Results 2018

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Maternal deaths averted
    588
    Unsafe abortions prevented
    70,903
    Fistula repair surgeries supported
    158
    Adolescents were reached with integrated sexual and reproductive health services
    192,000
  • Family planning
    Unintended pregnancies prevented
    240,741
    Couples protected for one year from unwanted pregnancies
    545,600
    HIV infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms
    1,120
  • Gender based violence and harmful practices
    Girls saved from female genital mutilation
    304
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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.

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