Commitment title:

Facilitate the harnessing of the demographic dividend

Commitment description:

Our country has just adopted a new national population policy that is particularly focused on creating demand and strengthening the provision of family planning services in order to reduce fertility and combat preventable maternal deaths. These actions go hand in hand with strategies aimed at keeping girls in school, empowering women and enhancing our human capital to help harness the demographic dividend.

Mode of engagement:
  • Programmatic action
    les actions portent sur la maitrise de la fécondité en mettant en oeuvre la stratégie pour le changement social et comportemental en sensibilisant sur les mariages précoes la scolarisation de la fille et l'autonomisation des femmes
Commitment to be actioned in: Niger
Submitted from: Niger
Submitted by
Ministere Population
Thematic area
Uphold the right to sexual and reproductive health care in humanitarian and fragile contexts
Commitment category

(12) Ensuring that the basic humanitarian needs and rights of affected populations, especially that of girls and women, are addressed as critical components of responses to humanitarian and environmental crises, as well as fragile and post-crisis reconstruction contexts, through the provision of access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information, education and services, including access to safe abortion services to the full extent of the law, and post-abortion care, to significantly reduce maternal mortality and morbidity, sexual and gender-based violence and unplanned pregnancies under these conditions.