UNFPA Nigeria

Nigeria has a dynamic economy and a large population expected to double in the next two decades. Though maternal mortality rates have fallen, the overall numbers of maternal deaths remain high, contraceptive prevalence is low and teenage pregnancy high. UNFPA programmes focus on improving maternal and newborn health, combating fistula and providing access to sexual and reproductive health of young people. Family planning measures aim to broaden access to high-quality services and improved management of contraceptives. Other efforts assist in producing key demographic data for development planning.

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Key results of Nigeria in 2018

Youth participation in humanitarian response

During a humanitarian crisis, young people were included in decision-making mechanisms in all phases of humanitarian response

Rights of marginalized groups

Intervention models or strategies to empower marginalized and excluded groups to exercise their reproductive rights were rolled out

Data on gender-based violence

National systems were in place to collect and disseminate data on the incidence of gender-based violence

Gender-based violence in emergencies

At least 15 of the 18 minimum standards were applied for the prevention of and response to gender-based violence in emergencies

Census disaggregation

Census results disaggregated by age and sex were available and publically accessible online

Common data set

A common operational data set on population statistics was produced

Population projections

Publically available population projections at national and subnational levels, disaggregated by age, sex, location were generated

Fistula treatment

728 Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA

Minimum Initial Services Package

220 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

34413 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

78 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Child, early and forced marriage

14750 Girls received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to child, early, and forced marriage

Female genital mutilation

5970 Girls and women received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to female genital mutilation

Community declarations on harmful practices

78 Communities made public declarations to eliminate harmful practices, with support from UNFPA, including child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

26165 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Youth participation in humanitarian response

During a humanitarian crisis, young people were included in decision-making mechanisms in all phases of humanitarian response

Rights of marginalized groups

Intervention models or strategies to empower marginalized and excluded groups to exercise their reproductive rights were rolled out

Data on gender-based violence

National systems were in place to collect and disseminate data on the incidence of gender-based violence

Gender-based violence in emergencies

At least 15 of the 18 minimum standards were applied for the prevention of and response to gender-based violence in emergencies

Census disaggregation

Census results disaggregated by age and sex were available and publically accessible online

Common data set

A common operational data set on population statistics was produced

Population projections

Publically available population projections at national and subnational levels, disaggregated by age, sex, location were generated

Fistula treatment

728 Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA

Minimum Initial Services Package

220 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

34413 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

78 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Child, early and forced marriage

14750 Girls received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to child, early, and forced marriage

Female genital mutilation

5970 Girls and women received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to female genital mutilation

Community declarations on harmful practices

78 Communities made public declarations to eliminate harmful practices, with support from UNFPA, including child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

26165 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Emergencies Key results

  • People Reached
    People reached with Dignity Kits
    18,479
    Total people reached with Adolescent SRH
    12,620
    UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
    64,010
    Affected population who directly benefited from all types of emergency RH kits
    190,000
    Women and girls accessing services provided through Service Delivery Points (SDPs) that are equipped with Post-Rape Kits
    1,087
    GBV survivors reached
    100,203
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
    39,558
  • Services delivered
    Number of mobile clinics
    65
    Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)
    128
    Number of safe spaces
    30
    Number of service delivery points supported that provide clinical management of rape
    77
    Maternity health facilities/tents/homes operationalized with UNFPA support
    119
    Dignity Kits distributed
    18,479
  • Capacity building
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    35
    Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)
    165

Programme Activities

All Resources
  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Gender equality
  • Evidence-based policymaking
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Gender equality
  • Evidence-based policymaking
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Gender equality
  • Evidence-based policymaking
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Gender equality
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Analysis on population dynamics
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Gender equality
  • Analysis on population dynamics

Nigeria 2018 Programme Activities data

Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Increased availability and use of integrated sexual and reproductive health services (including family planning, maternal health and HIV) that are gender-responsive and meet human rights standards for quality of care and equity in access
Total Spending:
$14,419,704
Implemented by:
UNFPA $10,537,011 (73%)
NGO $2,544,896 (18%)
GOV $1,337,796 (9%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (23%)
Non-core Resources (77%)
Sexual and reproductive health Policies
Increased national capacity to deliver integrated sexual and reproductive health policies
Total Spending:
$1296333
Implemented by:
UNFPA $987857 (76%)
NGO $31361 (2%)
GOV $277114 (21%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (30%)
Non-core Resources (70%)
Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Increased national capacity to deliver integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Total Spending:
$6995079
Implemented by:
UNFPA $4490038 (64%)
NGO $1930595 (28%)
GOV $574446 (8%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (39%)
Non-core Resources (61%)
Supply chain management
Increased national capacity to deliver supply chain management
Total Spending:
$5227526
Implemented by:
UNFPA $4549913 (87%)
NGO $324577 (6%)
GOV $353037 (7%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (0%)
Non-core Resources (100%)
Health workforce capacity
Increased national capacity to deliver health workforce capacity
Total Spending:
$858125
Implemented by:
UNFPA $509206 (59%)
NGO $255603 (30%)
GOV $93315 (11%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (11%)
Non-core Resources (89%)
Accountability for sexual and reproductive health
Increased national capacity to deliver consistent with budget results and accountability for sexual and reproductive health
Total Spending:
$42641
Implemented by:
UNFPA $-4 (-0%)
NGO $2760 (6%)
GOV $39884 (94%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (94%)
Non-core Resources (6%)
Adolescents and youth
Increased priority on adolescents, especially on very young adolescent girls, in national development policies and programmes, particularly increased availability of comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health
Total Spending:
$1,003,331
Implemented by:
NGO $498,719 (50%)
UNFPA $380,594 (38%)
GOV $124,018 (12%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (42%)
Non-core Resources (58%)
Marginalized Girls
Increased capacity of partners to design and implement comprehensive programmes to reach marginalized adolescent girls including those at risk of child marriage
Total Spending:
$41397
Implemented by:
NGO $41397 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Adolescents and youth
Increased national capacity to conduct evidence-based advocacy for incorporating adolescents and youth and their human rights/needs in national laws, policies, programmes, including in humanitarian settings
Total Spending:
$623484
Implemented by:
UNFPA $380620 (61%)
NGO $166747 (27%)
GOV $76117 (12%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (59%)
Non-core Resources (41%)
Sexuality education
Increased national capacity to design and implement community and school based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) programmes that promote human rights and gender equality
Total Spending:
$338449
Implemented by:
UNFPA $-26 (-0%)
NGO $290574 (86%)
GOV $47901 (14%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (3%)
Non-core Resources (97%)
Gender equality
Advanced gender equality, women’s and girls’ empowerment, and reproductive rights, including for the most vulnerable and marginalized women, adolescents and youth
Total Spending:
$3,039,720
Implemented by:
UNFPA $1,256,881 (41%)
NGO $1,103,727 (36%)
GOV $679,112 (22%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (13%)
Non-core Resources (87%)
Protection rights
Strengthened international and national protection systems for advancing reproductive rights, promoting gender equality and non-discrimination and addressing gender-based violence
Total Spending:
$1867211
Implemented by:
UNFPA $821938 (44%)
NGO $803478 (43%)
GOV $241795 (13%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (11%)
Non-core Resources (89%)
Ending harmful practices
Increased capacity to prevent gender-based violence and harmful practices and enable the delivery of multisectoral services, including in humanitarian settings
Total Spending:
$957564
Implemented by:
UNFPA $433843 (45%)
NGO $124379 (13%)
GOV $399342 (42%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (20%)
Non-core Resources (80%)
Civil society and rights for all
Strengthened engagement of civil society organizations to promote reproductive rights and women's empowerment, and address discrimination, including of marginalized and vulnerable groups, people living with HIV and key populations
Total Spending:
$27140
Implemented by:
GOV $27140 (100%)
Funded by:
Non-core Resources (100%)
Accountability for gender equality
Strengthened international and national protection systems for advancing reproductive rights, promoting gender equality and non-discrimination and addressing gender-based violence
Total Spending:
$187805
Implemented by:
UNFPA $1100 (1%)
NGO $175871 (94%)
GOV $10834 (6%)
Funded by:
Non-core Resources (100%)
Analysis on population dynamics
development, sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, HIV and gender equality
Total Spending:
$2,124,532
Implemented by:
UNFPA $1,490,833 (70%)
NGO $58,933 (3%)
GOV $574,766 (27%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (79%)
Non-core Resources (21%)
Population dynamics
Increased availability of evidence through cutting-edge in-depth analysis on population dynamics, sexual and reproductive health, HIV and their linkages to povert
Total Spending:
$330053
Implemented by:
UNFPA $238404 (72%)
NGO $48984 (15%)
GOV $42664 (13%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Non-core Resources (0%)
National population data system
Strengthened national capacity for production and dissemination of quality disaggregated data on population and development issues that allows for mapping of demographic
Total Spending:
$1794480
Implemented by:
UNFPA $1252429 (70%)
NGO $9949 (1%)
GOV $532101 (30%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (76%)
Non-core Resources (24%)

Programme Documentation

UNFPA Nigeria Country Programme Document

Cycle:
2018
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2022
Cycle:
2014
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2017
Cycle:
2013
Cycle:
2009
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2012

UNFPA Nigeria Country Programme Action Plan

Cycle:
2011
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2013

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Audit of the UNFPA Country Office in Nigeria

Issue date: 15 December 2014

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Technical notes and sources
  • The results featured here are only a selection of key results in line with strategic plan 2014-17 indicators. The selection does not reflect the full picture of all results achieved during the strategic plan cycle by UNFPA programme countries.
  • The source of data for most country level indicators is the UNFPA country annual reports for 2014-2017, unless stated otherwise
  • Results featured are cumulative - i.e., achieved between the 2014 and 2017 timeframe, and reflect the net situation, true as of the year selected
  • Majority of the results are captured from 127 UNFPA programme countries
  • Indicators that are marked ‘not achieved’ could imply any of the following conditions:
    • The country may have achieved the result without the support of UNFPA
    • The country has not targeted the given indicator during the 2014-2017 period
    • UNFPA is supporting this area of work, but the result has not yet been achieved

Notes for key results

  • Maternal deaths averted: Results reflected for 46 UNFPA Supplies programme countries
  • Unintended pregnancies averted: Results reflected for 46 UNFPA Supplies programme countries
  • Unsafe abortions averted: Results reflected for 46 UNFPA Supplies programme countries
  • Number of countries that developed midwifery workforce policies based on international standards: Baseline data not available
  • Number of fistula repair surgeries supported: Baseline data not available
  • Number of countries that implemented at least 8 out of the UNFPA 10-step strategic-approach to comprehensive condom programming: Results achieved in 2014-2016 only
  • Number of countries that have capacity to implement the Minimum Initial Service Package at the onset of a crisis: UNFPA reflected non-cumulative figures for this indicator; the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) is a series of crucial actions required to respond to reproductive health needs at the onset of every humanitarian crisis. View here for more information on MISP
  • Percentage of countries affected by humanitarian crises that have functioning inter-agency gender-based violence coordination body as a result of UNFPA guidance and leadership: Baseline data not available
  • Number of countries that established comprehensive plan to report on UNFPA-supported Sustainable Development Goal indicators: Results achieved in 2017 only; baseline data not available
  • Number of countries that established online national population data platforms that are publicly accessible by users: : Results achieved in 2017 only; baseline data not available
  • Number of countries in which the capacity of national statistical authorities was developed to analyse and use disaggregated data on adolescent and youth: Baseline data not available; UNFPA reflected non-cumulative figures for this indicator
  • Number of countries that generated and used sub-national estimates of population, health and social data: Baseline data not available

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