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Intervention against Sexual and Gender Based Violence in urban areas

Stage : On Going

This project focuses exclusively on the core area of CRWI Diotima’s expertise and competence, namelyresponse to Sexual and Gender Based Violence.

Through an integrated approach in line with National Public System and other relevant stakeholders, the project seeks to build on the existing experience and lessons learned from the implementation of the current project and the data gathered from the field and the gaps identified so far, so as to continue to address the following objectives through a rights centered and participatory approach in the population residing in four urban areas: Athens, Thessaloniki,  and in the population residing in the site of Moria, Lesvos.

The project is funded by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) . Implementation period: January 2019 – December 2019.

The above mentioned objectives will be achieved through the following action points.

  • Ongoing SGBV prevention and response through the mobilization and engagement of the community,organizing regular community consultations, promoting agency and ownership of public space,and finally through identifying and addressing security issues and collective concerns by the refugee community in the sites.
  • Ongoing provision of SGBV case management services in the locations listed above and expansion to Athens,Thessaloniki and Thessaly Urban areas.
  • Ongoing provision of free legal aid services to continue to address needs for legal action for a growing number of survivors of SGBV in the proposed areas of intervention and expansion to Thessaloniki, Athens and Thessaly Urban areas.

This document covers humanitarian aid activities implemented with the financial assistance of the European Union. The views expressed herein should not be taken, in any way, to reflect the official opinion of the European Union, and the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.