BASE Migrant and refugee child-friendly support services in cases of sexual and gender-based violence

Objectives

  • To contribute to the development and sustainability of inclusive support services in cases of GBV against girls by Empowering migrant/refugee women as cultural advisors.

  • To increase the capacity of support professionals to communicate and understand sociocultural factors and lobby for the sustainability of capacity building practices through cross-country cooperation.

  • To raise public awareness on the vulnerability of migrant/refugee girls to GBV, and on the promotion of gender equality in migrant communities towards a positive change of male attitudes.

Results

  • White paper on the provision of support services to migrant/refugee girls’ victims of GBV.

  • BASE Cultural Advisor curriculum.

  • BASE Capacity building programme.

  • BASE Open Learning Platform.

Activities

  • Analysis of support services’ contextual practices in handling GBV against migrant/refugee girls, legal frameworks and needs of professionals, girl victims of GBV, families and communities.

  • Development and implementation of BASE Cultural Advisor curriculum on cultural understanding to facilitate communication with girls’ victims of GBV, and their families.

  • Development and implementation of a capacity building programme for professionals on communication with migrant/refugee GBV victims.

  • Implementation of Cultural advisor training workshops for 20 migrant/refugee women and Capacity building training workshops for 30 professionals locally.

  • Meetings and events to lobby for the implementation and sustainability of the BASE programme.

Info & contatti

Date of the project

: 07/01/2019 – 06/01/2021

DG of reference

DG JUST – Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020) – Prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children

Department & Unit

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