UNFPA Tunisia

Tunisia is a middle-income country where life expectancy is growing, maternal and newborn mortality are down, and contraceptive prevalence is up. But progress is uneven between rural and more industrialized regions. Operating in Tunisia since 1974, UNFPA helps extend reproductive health services, especially in remote rural areas, towards upholding the right of all people to access information and care. Youth and adolescents are a central focus, and UNFPA partners with the Government and civil society to target services to them and involve them in development planning. UNFPA programmes also support the advancement gender equality as a key priority.

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Key results of Tunisia in 2020

Health services for sexual violence survivors

Essential health services were provided for survivors of sexual violence by at least 60 per cent of public health facilities

Sexual and reproductive health/HIV index

A sexual and reproductive health/HIV integration index was applied

Reproductive rights, laws and policies

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

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 sample availability

A representative sample of census data was released within 12 months of launching the main census report

Minimum Initial Services Package

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

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

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

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

1339 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Health services for sexual violence survivors

Essential health services were provided for survivors of sexual violence by at least 60 per cent of public health facilities

Sexual and reproductive health/HIV index

A sexual and reproductive health/HIV integration index was applied

Reproductive rights, laws and policies

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

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 sample availability

A representative sample of census data was released within 12 months of launching the main census report

Minimum Initial Services Package

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

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

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

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

1339 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Programme Activities

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

Tunisia 2020 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:
$504,757
Implemented by:
UNFPA $335,340 (66%)
NGO $124,874 (25%)
GOV $44,543 (9%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (58)
Non-core Resources (42)
Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Increased national capacity to deliver integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Total Spending:
$226462
Implemented by:
UNFPA $76820 (34%)
NGO $110292 (49%)
GOV $39350 (17%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (25%)
Non-core Resources (75%)
Sexual and reproductive health Policies
Increased national capacity to deliver integrated sexual and reproductive health policies
Total Spending:
$105269
Implemented by:
UNFPA $90330 (86%)
NGO $9746 (9%)
GOV $5193 (5%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (66%)
Non-core Resources (34%)
Accountability for sexual and reproductive health
Increased national capacity to deliver consistent with budget results and accountability for sexual and reproductive health
Total Spending:
$164461
Implemented by:
UNFPA $159625 (97%)
NGO $4835 (3%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (96%)
Non-core Resources (4%)
Health workforce capacity
Increased national capacity to deliver health workforce capacity
Total Spending:
$8565
Implemented by:
UNFPA $8565 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
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:
$546,881
Implemented by:
UNFPA $141,880 (26%)
UN $-5,906 (0%)
NGO $331,947 (61%)
GOV $78,960 (14%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (30)
Non-core Resources (70)
Prevention and addressing of GBV
Ending GBV
Total Spending:
$539220
Implemented by:
UNFPA $141880 (26%)
UN $-5906 (-1%)
NGO $324286 (60%)
GOV $78960 (15%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (29%)
Non-core Resources (71%)
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:
$7661
Implemented by:
NGO $7661 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Analysis on population dynamics
Strengthened national policies and international development agendas through integration of evidence-based analysis on population dynamics and their links to sustainable development, sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, HIV and gender equality
Total Spending:
$204,379
Implemented by:
UNFPA $173,987 (85%)
GOV $30,392 (15%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (80)
Non-core Resources (20)
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:
$143850
Implemented by:
UNFPA $113458 (79%)
GOV $30392 (21%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (71%)
Non-core Resources (29%)
Demographic intelligence
Strengthened national capacity for production and dissemination of quality disaggregated data on population and development issues that allows for mapping of demographic disparities
Total Spending:
$60529
Implemented by:
UNFPA $60529 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)

Programme Documentation

CPD Tunisia [2021-2025] (DP/FPA/CPD/TUN/10)
Cycle: 2021-2025
CPE Tunisia [2020] (DP/FPA/2019/9)
Cycle: 2020
CPD Tunisia [2015-2019] (DP/FPA/CPD/TUN/9)
Cycle: 2015-2019
CPE Tunisia [2014] (DP/FPA/2013/11)
Cycle:
CPD Tunisia [2007-2011] (DP/FPA/CPD/TUN/8)
Cycle: 2007-2011

CPAP Tunisia [2015-2019]

Cycle: 2015-2019

Audit of the UNFPA Country Office in Tunisia

Issue date: 7 May 2013
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

The designations employed and the presentation of material on the map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNFPA concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The dotted line represents approximately the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir agreed upon by India and Pakistan. The final status of Jammu and Kashmir has not yet been agreed upon by the parties.

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