Access to safe abortion and contraceptive services for vulnerable, marginalized and uncovered areas in the Karnali region of Nepal.

This project will increase awareness and will facilitate access to safe abortion and contraceptive service by rural ultra-poor women living in the most remote, vulnerable and disadvantaged areas of Kalikot.    

  • Total budget (US$): US $ 179,947.19
    Start date: July 2018
    End date: June 2021

  • Goal of the project
    Women and girls in Nepal are able to realize their rights to sexual and reproductive health and are informed and able to access contraception, safe abortion when needed.

  • Project Beneficiaries: 17,165 adolescent girls and women

Objective

Objective 1: Increase the skills and capacity of 15 health workers and in public health posts of 5 Rural Municipalities and 2 Municipalities of Kalikot district to provide quality safe abortion and family planning services by second year of the project.

Objective 2: Improve knowledge of accessible safe abortion and family planning care for women and girls in 5 Rural Municipalities and 2 Municipalities of Kalikot district to increase access to safe abortion services by end of the project.

Objective 3: Reduce abortion stigma by educating adolescent girls/boys and sharing knowledge on SRHR to women/men using media and campaigning in 5 Rural Municipalities and 2 Municipalities of Kalikot district by end of the project period.