Gender based violence

Gender based violence

The overall objective of this project is to contribute to the creation of an enabling environment for civil society organisations in Laos. It is essential for these organisations to participate effectively in the formulation and implementation of policies and strategies to end gender based violence. More specifically, the project aims to increase the technical and organisational capacity of Lao civil society organisations to mobilise communities and duty bearers to take action to end violence against marginalised and vulnerable women.
Bringing justice closer to women suffering from Gender Based Violence
The specific objective of the project is to strengthen social, economic and cultural rights of women with regard to Gender Based Violence. This is achieved through improved awareness, knowledge and capacities among women, civil society organisations and key stakeholders.
Increase access to justice for women suffering from Gender Based Violence by training law professors, law students, community paralegals and staff at free legal aid clinic about women’s rights and how to support victims of Gender Based Violence.
Gender based violence,(women and girls), is still a major concern in Botswana. The Botswana GBV Indicators Study Research Report revealed that over two thirds of women in Botswana (67.3%) have experienced some form of gender based violence in their lifetime and a smaller proportion of men (44.4%) admit to perpetrating violence against women. Most of the violence reported occurs within intimate relationships. GBV is one of the more pressing Human Rights issues in Botswana.
Projecto visa contribuir à posta em marcha dum sistema que integre estes três aspectos determinantes na luta contra a violência de género e para os efeitos identificou-se a necessidade de abordar as acções a desenvolver respeitando as idiossincrasias culturais que determinam a aderência aos serviços de atendimento às vítimas de violência baseada no género.
El proyecto tiene como objetivo mejorar la calidad de vida de las poblaciones migrantes y de frontera, en particular las Mujeres, jóvenes, trabajadoras y trabajadores transfronterizos, a través de su participación e incidencia en espacios comunitarios e institucionales para hacer valer su derecho a una vida libre de violencia y discriminación.
La Acción se basa en la experiencia desarrollada por el Programa El Poder de las Niñas que fue implementado por 12 organizaciones de la sociedad civil entre 2011 y 2015, el cual evidenció que la mejor forma de prevenir la violencia hacia las niñas, mujeres adolescentes y jóvenes (NMAJ) es a través de su empoderamiento y recibiendo apoyo de sus familias, comunidad e instituciones.
From victim to community leader - one Guatemalan woman is taking a stand against violence against women
From victim to community leader - one Guatemalan woman is taking a stand against violence against women.

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