Regional Situation Report for Syria Crisis #39 - 1-30 November 2015
Resource date: Nov 2015
Author: UNFPA Regional Syria Response Hub
In Syria, UNFPA delivers 298,272 services to Syrians affected by the conflict. These include safe delivery services for 5,674 women, reproductive health and gender-based violence-related awareness services for 16,000 people, outreach services for 20,000 beneficiaries, and the provision of 9,000 contraceptive and family planning counselings. UNFPA also distributes 27,824 packs of sanitary napkins, 8,380 female dignity kits, 4,122 male dignity kits, and carries out 6,420 gender-based violence awareness raising sessions.
In Lebanon, UNFPA organizes reproductive health awareness sessions targeting 4,625 women, provides gender-based violence related services to 255 survivors, and distributes 4,410 dignity kits. Lebanon becomes the first country to pilot a capacity-building plan on Gender-Based Violence Information Management System through a pool of trainers; this places Lebanon and UNFPA in the forefront of the global GBVIMS rollout.
In Jordan, UNFPA provides 13,306 reproductive health services, and reaches out to 1,364 gender-based violence survivors with relevant services and 1,300 Syrian refugees with gender-based-violence related messages. Moreover, 7,317 women participate in recreational activities. UNFPA also establishes a new library book lending programme in Zaatari camp for youth.
In Iraq, UNFPA provides reproductive health services to 51,057 women; of these, 19,630 received Caesarian sections. As many as 137,230 women receive gender-based violence-related services and around 800 youth participate in various UNFPA-supported activities.