Gender based violence support

Under this component, UNFPA works in strengthening resilient systems and structures in place to avert and respond to GBV in the cyclone targeted areas. This is done through strengthening, monitoring, referral and response to GBV; and increasing availability of multi-sectoral services for GBV response in the project targeted districts.

Results as of 30 June 2022
training

50

Behaviour Change Facilitators (BCF) trained on GBViE outreach & GBV referral pathways; and providing GBV outreach and referral services.

gender-based-violence

6,878

GBV survivors reached through mobile OSC

selected

1,412

Number of GBV survivors referred for services by community cadres (BCFs)

gender-based-violence

3,000

Women and girls received dignity kits

gender-based-violence

88

Sexually abused individuals were initiated on PEP

gender-based-violence

166

 Survivors received post rape care

gender-based-violence

1,381

GBV survivors supported through legal support

gender-based-violence

896

 survivors were provided with transport for higher level of care

Beneficiary Quotes

“My relationship with my husband has greatly improved and he is no longer beating, harassing or threatening to kill me. He is remorseful of his past conduct and showing me love and affection and my children are living in a peaceful and conducive environment for their growth,” Praise, GBV survivor

“I was at the verge of committing suicide until I got someone who listened to me earnestly and reminded me that there was so much to live for. I stopped blaming myself for what had happened to me. The Musasa (UNFPA implementing partner) counsellor was so patient and this saved my life” GBV survivor