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In partnership with the Government of Mozambique, UNFPA programs include:



Improves the well-being of girls and women living with obstetric fistula by informing communities and families about the condition, increasing the national capacity for its treatment and referral for routine-based care, plus promoting agency among cured girls and young women.

Funded by the Government of Canada

Midwifery Programme

Enhances the quality of the midwifery workforce by strengthening competencies of maternal and child health nurses at the Training Institute in Tete.

Funded by the Government of Flanders


Aims to reduce maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality by improving the availability and quality of maternal and neonatal health services in selected parts of the country.

The program ended in 2019

UN Joint Programme (UNFPA, WHO) funded by the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)


Works to improve the overall state of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition by supporting the Government of Mozambique.

UN Joint Programme (UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO) funded by the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DFID).

“My Choice”

Accelerates efforts to reduce unwanted pregnancies among adolescent girls and young women by strengthening health systems, increasing availability of family planning services plus improving the accessibility and quality of information.

Funded by the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands


“Rapariga Biz”

Promotes and protects the sexual and reproductive health and rights of girls and young women by placing them at the center of their own development as rights holders and active change agents, rather than as passive participants.

UN Joint Program (UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, UNESCO) funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

End Child Marriage

Accelerates action to end child marriage by enabling girls at risk of child marriage to choose and direct their own futures, supporting households in demonstrating positive attitudes towards adolescent girls and strengthening the systems, laws and policies affecting adolescent girls.

UN Joint Programme (UNFPA, UNICEF) funded by Governments of Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the European Union.


“We Decide”

Promotes sexual and reproductive health and rights of young persons with disabilities including responding to sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) through the training of health providers and capacity building of young persons with hearing, physical and visual disabilities, as well as young persons with albinism.

Funded by the Government of Spain

Spotlight Initiative

The Spotlight Initiative is a global, multi-year partnership between the European Union and United Nations and is the world's largest targeted investment to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls by 2030. Launched with a seed funding commitment of €500 million from the European Union, the Initiative represents an unprecedented global effort to invest in gender equality and women’s empowerment as a precondition and driver for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

UN Joint Programme (UNFPA, UNICEF, UNDP and UN Women) funded by the European Union

Essential Service Package

Provides greater access to a coordinated set of essential and quality multi-sectoral services for women and girls who have experienced gender-based violence.

UN Joint Global Programme (UN Women, UNFPA, WHO, UNDP and UNODC) funded by the Government of Spain



Support to ensure quality collection and data analysis of the national census, plus strengthening communication to promote an inclusive census.

Funded by the multi-donor trust fund (Canada, Italy, Sweden, Norway, and DFID) and the World Bank)