The program entitled “Engaging the community for the protection of GBV survivors and women at risk in Kara Tepe”, is implemented by the Diotima Center with funding from UNICEF, for the period October 2020-December 2020.
The program concerns the prevention and to tackle the gender-based violence in the new camp of Lesvos, in which refugees were relocated, after the devastating fire in the Reception and Identification Centers (RIC) in Lesvos.
The main goal of the program is the identification, registration and provision of psycho-social support to GBV survivors and women at risk of gender-based violence, by a team of specialized professionals (coordinator, psychologists, social workers, interpreters, social scientists, child animator).
At the same time, its purpose is to empower women refugees and adolescent girls, through workshops and actions, to avoid secondary victimization and their smooth social integration.
Finally, it aims to strengthen the skills of professionals working with the refugee population to recognize and respond to incidents of gender-based violence.
The key actions