The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Moroccan Family Planning Association (AMPF), this week sealed an annual work plan aimed at promoting young people’s access to health information and services. sexual and reproductive.
A statement from FUAP specifies that the two entities will work together this year to help ensure that adolescents and young people have the right to access reliable information and quality services in matters of sexual and reproductive health, enabling them to make informed choices about their body and their future.
As part of the project “Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for Women and Girls and Gender Equality in Morocco” implemented with the support of the Embassy of Canada in Morocco, this work plan will prioritize the generation of knowledge for better decision-making, advocacy and the establishment of dialogue, as well as capacity building to improve the quality of available services.
The UNFPA, which this year ends its 9th cycle of cooperation with the Moroccan Government, adds the text, continues its support for the progress of the country, leading in this context a strategic partnership with AMPF to promote the health and well-being of the population, with an emphasis on the reproductive rights of women and young people.
As an agency of the United Nations system, the Fund works in several areas where population and development, health (including maternal health and sexual and reproductive health), gender equality and the fight against violence against women and girls as well as support for young people are priorities. Of an operational nature, UNFPA’s action aims above all to improve the conditions of the population and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the objectives of the action plan of the International Conference on Population and Development. (CIPD), as international commitments ratified by Morocco.