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UNFPA in Georgia – Partnership for Progress

Ensuring rights and choices for all since 1969

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, works to:

  • End unmet need for family planning
  • End maternal death
  • End violence and harmful practices against women and girls

It does this by:

  • Securing reproductive health care for women and young people in more than 150 countries.
  • Providing life-saving help for pregnant women, especially the one million facing life-threatening complications each month.
  • Ensuring reliable access to modern contraceptives for some 20 million women.
  • Fighting to end gender-based violence, which affects 1 in 3 women.
  • Campaigning for the 70 million girls who face marriage before 18 in the next five years.
  • Advocating the end of female genital mutilation, which harms 3 million girls yearly.
  • Delivering safe birth supplies, dignity kits and other life-saving products to survivors of conflicts and disasters.

UNFPA started its assistance to Georgia in 1993 with the contraceptive supply project and the basic agenda to address the reproductive health concerns of the population.

The UNFPA full fledged Country Office in Georgia was established in 1999. UNFPA operations and programmes have been expanded during more than 15 years of partnership with Georgian Government, civil society organizations and donors aiming at implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action, MDGs and SDGs.

UNFPA 3rd Country Programme for Georgia (2016-2020) is country-specific and tailored to meet Georgia's needs and priorities in the area of sexual and reproductive health, population dynamics and gender equality through addressing the topical aspects ranging from the quality and accessibility of SRH information and services to advancing gender equality and reproductive rights and availability of quality data on population dynamics and its analysis for evidence-based policy-making.