Project Description

Donor/Partner: DCA

Duration: 2021-2022

Location: Ninewa Governorate, Iraq

Summary: The programme will provide women and men with the support needed to address long term trauma caused by violent conflict and instil a sense of normalcy in their lives. The project will aim to reduce the risk of GBV through the provision of a women’s safe space, home visits by community out-reach mobilizers and emergency support and awareness raising sessions.

General Objective: To reduce the overall risk of GBV and strengthen prevention and response services.

Specific Objective: Women, men, girls and boys have increased access to protection, case management, PSS and VTC services; and risks of GBV are reduced through community engagement activities.


1) A reduction in the risk of Gender Based Violence (GBV)

2) A strengthening of self-empowerment service provisions through improved access to culturally appropriate quality prevention and response services for survivors of (S)GBV and those most at risk through survivor-centered approach.”


Operating of a Women’s Safe Space Community Centre (1)

Provision of Community Mobile Outreach Visits (800)

Provision of Case Management and Referral Support Services (140)

Provision of Individual and Group Structured PSS and recreational Activities (200)

Provision of Emergency Support and Dignity Kits (160)

Provision of GBV, CP, and COVID-19 Prevention and Response Awareness Raising (1600)

Provision of Economic Empowerment VTC Activities (120)

Provision of individual and structured PSS for Children (100)

Provision of GBV Safety Audit and GBV Assessments (2)



Individuals reached by mobile outreach visits


Individuals receiving case management services


Individuals completing structured, sustained PSS activities


Children completing structured, sustained PSS activities


Participants completing vocational training activity cycle


Women and girls receiving dignity kits, emergency support


Individuals reached with information dissemination on available services and behavior change messages on protection messages


# of safety audits conducted