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UNFPA Senegal

Active in Senegal since 1975, UNFPA is committed to the reduction of maternal mortality and supports access to reproductive and sexual health services, including reproductive rights, for the most vulnerable segments of the population. While the number of maternal deaths in the country has been declining slightly and contraceptive prevalence increasing, faster progress is needed. UNFPA targets regions that are most in need of assistance and advocates for national policies including population dynamics, gender equality,, and the needs of young people.

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Key results of Senegal in 2021 View more
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Sexual and reproductive health/HIV index

A sexual and reproductive health/HIV integration index was applied
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Sexual and reproductive health indicators available

Sexual and reproductive health indicators were collected periodically, and made publically available
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Reproductive rights, laws and policies

Strategies were in place to align laws, policies and regulations on reproductive rights
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Fistula treatment

24
Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA
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Minimum Initial Services Package

24
Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package
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Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

110
Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls
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Female genital mutilation

33,420
Girls and women received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to female genital mutilation
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Community declarations on harmful practices

110
Communities made public declarations to eliminate harmful practices, with support from UNFPA, including child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

Key humanitarian results 2017

Number of mobile clinics

Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)

Number of safe spaces

Number of service delivery points supported that provide clinical management of rape

Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health

Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)

Personnel trained on Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care

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Programme Activities

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    Senegal 2021 Programme Activities data

    Utilization of sexual and reproductive health services
    Every woman, adolescent and youth everywhere, especially those furthest behind, has utilized integrated sexual and reproductive health services and exercised reproductive rights, free of coercion, discrimination and violence
    Total Spending:
    $5,058,470
    Implemented by:
    UNFPA $2,971,196 (59%)
    NGO $612,839 (12%)
    GOV $1,474,435 (29%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (22%)
    Non-core Resources (78%)
    Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
    Strengthened capacities to provide high-quality, integrated information and services for family planning, comprehensive maternal health, sexually transmitted infections and HIV, as well as information and services that are responsive to emergencies and fragile contexts
    Total Spending:
    $4,455,055
    Implemented by:
    UNFPA $2,858,263 (64%)
    NGO $496,873 (11%)
    GOV $1,099,920 (25%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (24)
    Non-core Resources (76)
    Health workforce capacity
    Strengthened capacities of the health workforce, especially those of midwives, in health management and clinical skills for high-quality and integrated sexual and reproductive health services, including in humanitarian settings
    Total Spending:
    $266,391
    Implemented by:
    NGO $115,967 (44%)
    GOV $150,425 (56%)
    Funded by:
    Non-core Resources (100)
    Accountability for sexual and reproductive health
    Improved domestic accountability mechanisms for sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights through the involvement of communities and health-system stakeholders at all levels
    Total Spending:
    $174,736
    Implemented by:
    GOV $174,736 (100%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (25)
    Non-core Resources (75)
    Delivery of sexual and reproductive health commodities
    Strengthened capacities to effectively forecast, procure, distribute and track the delivery of sexual and reproductive health commodities, ensuring resilient supply chains
    Total Spending:
    $162,267
    Implemented by:
    UNFPA $112,913 (70%)
    GOV $49,354 (30%)
    Funded by:
    Non-core Resources (100)
    Sexual and reproductive health polices for those furthest behind
    Enhanced capacities to develop and implement policies, including financial protection mechanisms, that prioritize access to information and services for sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights for those furthest behind, including in humanitarian settings
    Total Spending:
    $20
    Implemented by:
    UNFPA $20 (100%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (100)
    Empowerment of young people
    Every adolescent and youth, in particular adolescent girls, is empowered to have access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, in all contexts
    Total Spending:
    $566,691
    Implemented by:
    GOV $439,170 (77%)
    NGO $125,721 (22%)
    UNFPA $1,800 (0%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (50%)
    Non-core Resources (50%)
    Adolescents and youth skills and capabilities
    Young people, in particular adolescent girls, have the skills and capabilities to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health and rights, and well-being
    Total Spending:
    $457,991
    Implemented by:
    NGO $125,040 (27%)
    GOV $332,951 (73%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (46)
    Non-core Resources (54)
    Youth leadership and participation
    Young people have opportunities to exercise leadership and participate in sustainable development, humanitarian action and in sustaining peace
    Total Spending:
    $106,900
    Implemented by:
    NGO $681 (1%)
    GOV $106,219 (99%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (68)
    Non-core Resources (32)
    Adolescents and youth policies
    Policies and programmes in relevant sectors tackle the determinants of adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health, development and well-being
    Total Spending:
    $1,800
    Implemented by:
    UNFPA $1,800 (100%)
    Funded by:
    Non-core Resources (100)
    Gender equality and empowerment of women and girls
    Gender equality, the empowerment of all women and girls, and reproductive rights are advanced in development and humanitarian settings
    Total Spending:
    $1,269,887
    Implemented by:
    NGO $313,443 (25%)
    UNFPA $258,918 (20%)
    GOV $697,526 (55%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (18%)
    Non-core Resources (82%)
    Elimination of harmful practices
    Strengthened response to eliminate harmful practices, including child, early and forced marriage, female genital mutilation and son preference
    Total Spending:
    $292,126
    Implemented by:
    UNFPA $5,476 (2%)
    NGO $266,497 (91%)
    GOV $20,154 (7%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (13)
    Non-core Resources (87)
    Prevention and addressing of gender-based violence
    Increased multisectoral capacity to prevent and address gender-based violence using a continuum approach in all contexts, with a focus on advocacy, data, health and health systems, psychosocial support and coordination
    Total Spending:
    $964,513
    Implemented by:
    UNFPA $253,442 (26%)
    NGO $34,391 (4%)
    GOV $676,680 (70%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (20)
    Non-core Resources (80)
    Gender and sociocultural norms
    Strengthened civil society and community mobilization to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms affecting women and girls
    Total Spending:
    $13,247
    Implemented by:
    NGO $12,555 (95%)
    GOV $692 (5%)
    Funded by:
    Non-core Resources (100)
    Population and development
    Everyone, everywhere, is counted, and accounted for, in the pursuit of sustainable development equality
    Total Spending:
    $657,505
    Implemented by:
    UN $42,323 (6%)
    UNFPA $335,343 (51%)
    GOV $279,838 (43%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (92%)
    Non-core Resources (8%)
    Population data systems
    Improved national population data systems to map and address inequalities; to advance the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and the commitments of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development; and to strengthen interventions in humanitarian crises
    Total Spending:
    $236,518
    Implemented by:
    UNFPA $197,330 (83%)
    UN $39,188 (17%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (100)
    Non-core Resources (0)
    Demographic intelligence
    Mainstreamed demographic intelligence to improve the responsiveness, targeting and impact of development policies, programmes and advocacy
    Total Spending:
    $420,987
    Implemented by:
    UNFPA $138,013 (33%)
    UN $3,135 (1%)
    GOV $279,838 (66%)
    Funded by:
    Core Resources (87)
    Non-core Resources (13)

    Programme Documentation

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    CPE Senegal [2017-2018] (DP/FPA/2016/11)
    Cycle: 2017-2018
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    CPD Senegal [2019-2023] (DP/FPA/CPD/SEN/8)
    Cycle: 2019-2023
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    UNDAF Senegal [2012-2016]
    Cycle: 2012-2016
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    CPAP Senegal [2012-2016]
    Cycle: 2012-2016
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    CPD Senegal [2007-2011] (DP/FPA/CPD/SEN/6)
    Cycle: 2007-2011
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    CPD Senegal [2012-2016] (DP/FPA/CPD/SEN/7)
    Cycle: 2012-2016
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