UNFPA Eritrea

Through concerted efforts by the Government and many partners, Eritrea has dramatically reduced maternal death in recent years in spite of a shortage of trained health workers, low contraceptive prevalence rates, and the persistence of child marriage and female genital mutilation or cutting. Since 1993, UNFPA has helped improve access to quality maternal and newborn health, family planning, and HIV and STI prevention services. The Fund has also worked at the policy level to help advance gender equality and reproductive rights.

Data overview View more

Población

Población, por grupo de edad, porcentaje
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    Población de 0 a 14 años,en porcentaje
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    Población de 15 a 64, años,en porcentaje
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    Population aged 65+

Salud sexual y reproductiva

Nacimientos atendidos por personal sanitario calificado, porcentaje, 2014-2019
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    Nacimientos atendidos por personal sanitario calificado

Planificación familiar

Proportion of demand satisfied with modern methods, women aged 15-49, per cent, 2022
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    Modern method  

Educación

Total net enrolment rate, percent

Gender, Rights, and Human Capital

Prácticas nocivas

Key results of Eritrea in 2020 View more
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Youth participation in humanitarian response

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

Small area estimations of sexual and reproductive health indicators were generated and used for programme planning
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Fistula treatment

207
Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA
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Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

1,402
Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls
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Child, early and forced marriage

100
Girls received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to child, early, and forced marriage
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Female genital mutilation

943,228
Girls and women received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to female genital mutilation
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Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

100
Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
2020 Humanitarian results achieved for View more
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Number of dignity kits distributed
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UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
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Adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA
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Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth)
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Affected population reached with Family Planning services
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Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Service Package for reproductive health
People reached with Dignity Kits in 0 countries
Appeal Country People reached with Dignity Kits
Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services in 0 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
People reached with adolescent sexual and reproductive health services, supplies and information in 0 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth) in 0 countries
Appeal Country Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth
Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA in 0 countries
Appeal Country Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA
Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package in 0 countries
Appeal Country Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package

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