UNFPA Kosovo

UNFPA programmes in Kosovo aim to improve sexual and reproductive health, promote the rights and well-being of adolescents, and to strengthen evidence-based analyses on population dynamics. These efforts include increasing access and use of integrated sexual and reproductive health care, promoting comprehensive sexuality education, and strengthening institutional capacity for developing and implementing rights-based policies. UNFPA’s activities in Kosovo are conducted in accordance with United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).

Key results of Kosovo in 2020 View more

National plan for sexual and reproductive health

A costed, integrated national plan was developed for sexual and reproductive health, which prioritizes access for key groups

Gender-based violence platform

A national mechanism to engage multiple stakeholders to prevent and address gender-based violence was in place

Minimum Initial Services Package

1,253
Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

7
Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Community declarations on harmful practices

5
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

29
Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Life skills programmes for girls

530
Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes
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