The goal of this project is to change gender inequitable norms, attitudes and behaviours of community members in Kuje, Gwagwalada and Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of the FCT which continue to encourage sexual violence of children and particularly girls while also preventing disclosures of this crime due to the culture of silence.
Creating Safe Spaces in educational institutions that provide remedial lessons and life skills such as leadership, self-esteem, communication, negotiation, assertiveness and refusal skills to girls at risk of dropping out of school to prevent VAWG/SGBV/HP and access SRHR in FCT. Sixty (60) project schools in AMAC and Bwari Area Council.
The project mobilised grassroots communities and schools to develop local mechanisms to protect girls from sexual violence in two communities in the Municipal Area Council of Abuja. The UNTF project targets 2 project communities located in the Abuja Municipal Area Council of the FCT.