Integrated support for prevention and mitigation of gender-based violence in 5 IDP settings in Mogadishu

Conflicts and natural disasters displaced thousands of civilians in Somalia. Of particular concern are the 120,000 IDPs living in Mogadishu with a growing number of displaced persons in Zone K settlements, where women and girls, in particular, are exposed to violence, exploitation and harmful practices.

In order to strengthen the protective environment of 11,000 women, girls, men and boys survivors or under risk of rights violations, the project will provideprotection-related services in the IDPs camps of Kabka, Hersi-Ruug, Madag, Mabda, Maryama of Zona K.

Access to gender sensitive emergency treatment will be ensured through the provision of medical services and emotional support and the establishment of an efficient referral system. HHs with SGBV survivors and vulnerable displaced groups will be provided with gender sensitive livelihood support and vocational and life skills, while community awarenss on GBV prevention and mitigation will be enhanced through wide awareness campaigns implemented by 5 women protection committees with the support of active community mobilizers and with full involvement of religious and community leaders.