Gender-based violence in Puntland

Thanks to UNICEF funds, GRT implemented this project  to ensure psycho-social support to women and children victims of violence, to improve prevention and intervention services,to support awareness compaigns on GBV issues and Child Protection.

GRT activities included:

  • Identification and warnings alerting services about cases of violence
  • Psycho-social, legal, medical support
  • Monitoring work in the focal points (Bosaso, Garowe and Galkayo)
  • Professional emotional support from to women and children in Puntland.
  • Recreational activities and programs to improve life conditions of migrants women and children, victims of violence.
  • Dialogue with religious leaders for conflict resolution
  • Awareness compaogns
  • Training of local governmental staff on how to recognize and manage this kind of violence.

As result, 400 victims of GBV and 100 children received psycho-social support tailored on their specific needs and adequate medical care.