Somalia on the move

GRT, in collaboration with Terre Solidali, University of Milan, Ministry of Health and Development – Somaliland, the Ministry of Health – Federal Republic of Somalia, IIDA, Save Somalia, GAVO is implementing a series of interventions in Somaliland and Mogadisho to support and improve the socio-health systems in the field of pediatrics and mental health in the country.The project is funded …

Building hope and healing invisible wounds: a psychosocial intervention in Kismayo

The project aims at addressing the psychosocial needs of the population that has been suffering from various traumatic experience, lack of resources and deprivation. In Somali context a relevant gap between the high prevalence of mental health issues and the limited services available is registered. Therefore, the specific objective is to create new services or improve the existing ones to …

Refugees and asylum seekers support

supporto ai rifugiati

In the independent region of Puntland, north-east of Somalia, people living in Bosaso, Bashan and Garowe continuously suffer from drought, uncertainty, deprivation. The project aims at improving life conditions of refugees and asylum seekers, facilitating and supporting primary health care and education, preventing and intervening in gender-based violence cases. The main activities of the project include: Creation of a referal …

Gender-based violence in Puntland

Donne

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) …

Preventing gender-based violence

prevenire la violenza di genere

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. Activities: the implementation of this …

Girls Education Challenge

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 reach 69%. It identifies as …

Child protection

minori in difficoltà

Project: The emergency situation in the Horn of Africa has blocked access to livelihoods for thousands of people, leading to an unprecedented mass exodus in Somalia. In this situation, children are among those most affected by drought and hunger and are often victims of violence or abandoned. This project aims to support vulnerable children and young people in the Galkayo …

Gender-based violence and vulnerable childhood

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 phase, GRT identified the victims …

Human Rights and Gender-based Violence

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 intervenes in 4 different areas: …

GEMMA against violence

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 and migrant communities. The objectives …