Project Description

Improving access to Gender Based Violence (GBV)services and reducing risks of GBV in Zakho, Dohuk Phase 1 and Phase II

Donor/Partner: UNICEF

Duration: 2018/2019

Place:  Zakho district

Key Activities:

  • 2 GBV mobile teams – covering villages and remote areas of Zakho district
  • Individual and groups PSS
  • Adolescent girls’ program
  • Case management and referrals
  • Recreational activities
  • Awareness raising activities
  • Safety audits, referral pathways

Program Summary: Provide Specialised protection support to highly vulnerable persons living in camp and non-camp settings to access services and exercise their rights

Program Output 1: Women, girl, boy GBV survivors have access to Psychosocial Support (PSS) and Case Management

Program Output 2: Community Members have acquired improved skills, capacity, and knowledge and are able to better support GBV survivors and mitigate risk of GBV



GBV mobile teams established


Women, girls and boys received individual or group psychosocial support (includes case management)


Women, girls and boys participated in recreational activities


Women, girls, boys, men reached with awareness raising and community outreach activities on GBV prevention and response


Community GBV Safety

Audits Conducted