OUR FOCUS

Inclusive governance and

Access to justice

World’s youngest democracy

Following a Democratic Constitutional Monarchy system after the historic parliamentary elections in 2008, Bhutan now has a written Constitution, an elected government and Parliament in power. The country held its second national elections in 2013 and the third in 2018.

Our goals

Inclusive Governance Portfolio works in four key programme areas; Access to Justice; Civic Engagement and Accountability; Parliamentary Development; and Women's Participation and Empowerment. In addition, the portfolio also facilitates monitoring and implementation support to a regional HIV programme. 

89%

PERCENTAGE OF DELIVERIES

attended by skilled health personnel (generally doctors, nurses or midwives) trained in providing lifesaving obstetric care—including giving the necessary supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, conducting deliveries on their own and caring for newborns. 

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