TACKLING CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
This public event, stimulates public discuss on issues surrounding the sexual abuse and exploitation of children. The aim of this program is to push for definitive action by all stakeholders and also build capacity of child care givers/stakeholders to prevent and adequately respond to this.
GEMS ARISE SUMMIT
Our school based program involving sensitization rallies to break the silence of sexual violence and encourage disclosures, peer educator training and establishment of Girls Clubs as safe spaces where the girl child is empowered as a solution to the problem of sexual abuse rather than remain as victims or mere bystanders. Over 3000 girls have been reached in collaboration with the FCT Education Secretariat since the program piloted in 2013.
VICTIM TO SURVIVOR SUPPORT PROGRAM
We do this through the following services: •Counseling and support • Access to rehabilitation shelters when the victim needs to be removed from the abusive environment • Access to pro-bono legal-aid, especially for those from indigent backgrounds