Gender based violence is widespread all over the world and is one of the most recurrent and difficult problems to solve.
We have been working for years in refugee camps in Somalia, particularly in Puntland, carrying out various projects aimed at supporting women.
In the struggle for a free and just world, the Group for Transcultural Relations is willing to fight all kinds of violence, especially gender based violence.
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 violencePsycho-social, legal, medical supportMonitoring work in the focal points (Bosaso, […]
Project: This project aims to identify and support vulnerable populations, including children, to prevent gender-based violence. The project deals with both prevention and response mechanisms through a combination of activities that are based on the established experience in the field and the long-term presence of Gruppo per le Relazioni Transculturali in the area of intervention. […]
This project aims to ensure that marginalized girls have the opportunity to obtain an education through school. The aim is to enable girls to support themselves and get out of the extreme poverty in which they live. The project wants to intervene in the decrease of the school dropout rate that, without this intervention, would […]
In the camps for displaced people, womend and children live in serious deprivationa and danger. They are often extremely vulnerable to violence and mistreatment. GRT developed his project with OCHA financial contribution. The main objective was to reduce violence and improve local services answer to the phenomenon. Psycho-social support to GBV victims During the first […]
This project aims to promote change for members of the security forces, regional governments, survivors of human rights violations, and the civilian population. Specifically, the project aims to strengthen the partnership between civil society organizations and the security sector to end violence against women and children in Somalia. Objectives To achieve this goal, the project […]
The GEMMA (Gender-Based Empowerment of Women through a Multiagency Approach) project draws on the WHO’s ecological model of understanding violence and studies showing that violence against women is one of the most urgent problems worldwide, to conduct an intervention program on a specific group of women at high risk of experiencing violence: women from minority […]