CERF-funded Project

Nigeria

Providing Comprehensive Care and Response services for GBV Survivors in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States (20-UF-FPA-036)

Project overview

The main objective of this project is to provide life-saving gender-based violence protection assistance to vulnerable internally displaced people and host communities in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe state. This UNFPA project enhances the availability and capacity of gender-based violence protection and response services for survivors by: establishing a toll-free hotline and call centre; equipping and staffing 7 sexual assault referral centres and 3 one-stop centres; renovating and maintaining 2 safe shelters; supporting community-based protection mechanisms; and strengthen system-wide accountability for the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse. The project provides life-saving assistance to 212,000 people, including 118,000 women, 2,000 men, 92,000 children, and 965 people with disabilities.