Netherlands

Netherlands

Donor Rankings, 2014-2017

3rd Core Contributions
2nd Non Core Contributions
3rd Overall Contributions

The Netherlands is a steadfast and generous partner of UNFPA. The country’s official development cooperation programme features sexual and reproductive health and rights as major targets for international assistance. The Netherlands’ policy aligns with the work of UNFPA, in particular its focus on sexuality education and services for young people, access to contraceptives, antiretrovirals and other medications, sexual and reproductive health care as part of basic health systems, and respect for the rights of vulnerable groups.

Specific areas of collaboration with the Netherlands include: family planning; reproductive health commodity security; sexual and reproductive health for adolescents and youth in Africa and Eastern Europe; and addressing gender-biased sex selection in Asia and the Middle East. In addition, contributions from the Netherlands support UNFPA Supplies, which increases women’s and girls’ access to modern contraceptives and reproductive health services. 

Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
Every woman and girl should be able to exercise her right to decide about her own future, about her own body. This of course includes access to contraceptives. UNFPA remains a key actor in achieving these goals.
Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation

News & Updates

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...
22 May 2019 read story
Years into Syria's grinding conflict, refugees need support to rebuild their lives. © UNFPA Iraq
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DOMIZ 2, Iraq – “I never thought I would have to start over,” Nermin* told UNFPA from Domiz 2 Camp in Iraq.  She was 21 when she was uprooted from her hometown in Qamishli by the horrors of the Syrian conflict. It was...
17 May 2019 read story
Today, Ms. Wen and Ms. Yan see eye-to-eye on the equality of women and girls. © Dushan Township Family Planning Office/Zhang Min
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LILING, China – Not long ago, Wen Xiujuan was swept up in a romance. Against the wishes of her parents, she moved to the small village of Liling, 300 km from her hometown, to marry a young man named Yang Liu. They lived...
13 May 2019 read story

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Key Results

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Maternal deaths averted
    11,138
    Unsafe abortions prevented
    1,354,320
    Fistula repair surgeries supported
    5,104
    Adolescents were reached with integrated sexual and reproductive health services
    3,519,450
  • Family planning
    Unintended pregnancies prevented
    4,321,350
    Couples protected for one year from unwanted pregnancies
    10,068,300
    HIV infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms
    17,820
  • Gender based violence and harmful practices
    Girls saved from female genital mutilation
    72,795
    Women and girls in humanitarian crises reached with sexual and reproductive health/gender-based violence prevention services
    3,653,100
Disclaimer

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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