Sweden

Donor Rankings, 2019

2 nd Core Contributions
4 th Non Core Contributions
3 rd Overall Contributions
The Swedish Government continues to display global leadership by pursuing a feminist foreign policy that places the rights of women and girls at the forefront of its objectives. Sweden identifies gender equality as a major priority and as a cross-cutting element of its development cooperation. It is both a goal and means of sustainable development. In addition, Sweden has set six long-term objectives for its development cooperation, including combatting violence against women and girls and expanding sexual and reproductive health and rights. 
 
Sweden gives strong priority to core funding of the multilateral system and UNFPA in particular. Unearmarked funding enables UNFPA to plan long-term, respond flexibly to emerging priorities, and sustainably support human rights-based programmes that improve the lives of women and young people in developing countries. Core funding also enables access to comprehensive sexuality education, contraceptives and maternal health care, prevention of unsafe abortions and support to UNFPA's strategic plan.
 
Sweden is also the main contributor to UNFPA’s Maternal Health Thematic Fund, which trains midwives, performs fistula repair surgeries and delivers other maternal health support to countries with high maternal death rates. Additional areas of collaboration between Sweden and UNFPA include HIV prevention; programmes to end gender-based violence in Africa; sexual and reproductive health and rights programmes in Africa and Latin America; strategies to end gender-based violence in the Syrian crisis; support for the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) programme of action; and efforts to abandon of female genital mutilation. 
 

 

Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Per Olsson Fridh, Minister for International Development Cooperation
The feminist Government of Sweden is a strong political and financial supporter of UNFPA’s lifesaving work to strengthen all individuals’ full access to sexual and reproductive health and rights. The right to decide over one’s body, sexuality and reproduction is essential to women’s economic empowerment and political participation.Empowered women are central to the eradication of poverty and building of peaceful societies.
Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Affairs

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