Alexandrina and her son Paulo wait for services outside consulting rooms at Montepuez Health Centre. (Photo taken prior to COVID-19.)
Since 2018, programming supported by the Aga Khan Foundation and the Government of Canada has aimed to improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of some of the most vulnerable women and adolescent girls in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique, one of the poorest regions in the world.
The programme addresses some of the main barriers facing women and girls by:
But what does this look like in practice? Here are a few snapshots from the field: