Project Description

Self-resilience and empowerment through integrated CP, GBV, MHPSS Project in Ninewa, Dohuk, and Erbil Governorates, Phase II

Donor/Partner: BPRM

Duration: 9/2018-9/2019

Place: Koya, Zakho, Mosul

Program Summary: Reduce the risk of GBV and CP violations through comprehensive MHPSS, legal assistance and community-based activities that bolster self-resilience and strengthening peaceful coexistence among IDPs, returnees, and host communities.

Project Objectives:

Objective 1: Reduce risk of GBV and strengthen MHPSS service provision through improved access to culturally appropriate quality prevention and response services for survivors of (S)GBV and those most at risk though a survivor-centered approach at WRO’s three community centers.

Objective 2: Strengthen access to child protection services for the immediate and future benefit of girls and boys through service for children and parents/caregivers at Child-Friendly Spaces.

Objective 3: Improve peaceful coexistence and promote harmonious living among IDPs, returnees, and host community families with activities that strengthen coping mechanisms and are sustainable and transferable to communities and local authorities.

RESULTS (1st Qtr)


Received GBV, MHPSS, or PFA support services


Participated in awareness sessions and received information on GBV prevention and response


Received Child Protection Services including non-formal education, attending friendly-spaces, receiving MHPPS and PFA and received awareness on CP related issues


Staff working for non-GBV service providers and community members trained on GBV prevention and response


Participating in community based peaceful coexistence activities