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Stand Up Project


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Stand Up for SRHR (Stand Up) is a 6.5-year multi-stakeholder, multi-country initiative that contributes to the increased enjoyment of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) by adolescent girls and young women (10-29 years), other women of reproductive age (30+ years), and men and boys, in strategically selected Mozambican and Ugandan districts.

IPPF Africa Region and its Member Associations - Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) and Associação Moçambicana para Desenvolvimento da Família (AMODEFA) are responsible for the component of the project which aims to strengthen knowledge and capacity of service providers and healthcare facilities to improve the provision of comprehensive sexual reproductive health (SRH) information and services.

Donor: Global Affairs Canada

Partners: OXFAM – Consortium Lead, The Guttmacher Institute (SRHR research and Policy), Action Canada (SRHT public engagement in Canada)

Implementing MAs: Uganda (RHU), Mozambique (AMODEFA)

Duration: 3 December 2021 – 31 October 2027 (6 years)

Total IPPF Budget: CAD $5,867,063

IPPF Implementation Location:

  • Uganda - West Nile Northern districts (Nebbi, Terego, Madi-Okollo, and Arua) and Eastern Uganda districts (Mayuge and Namayingo).
  • Mozambique - Northern coastal province of Nampula: Nampula City, Nacala, and Mecuburi.

Key achievements to date:

  • Agreement signed with Oxfam Canada in December 2021
  • Project Implementation Plan finalized in May 2022
  • Established 6 (Mozambique-4; Uganda-2) service provision clusters (local groupings of health service delivery points) to ensure availability of coordinated, comprehensive services
  • Trained 318 (Mozambique-64; Uganda-254) health service providers to provide contraceptives to young people including provision of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs).
  • Sensitized 250 (Mozambique-18; Uganda-232) health workers including service providers and community health workers (CHWs) on delivery of youth-friendly, non-discriminatory services.
  • Trained 158 (Mozambique-20; Uganda-138) health professionals trained on sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) and safeguarding practices and policies.
  • Reached 7,098 adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) reached Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) trainings and awareness activities.

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Mozambique, Uganda


Sexual Health