CERF-funded Project

Uganda

Emergency Protection and GBV Response for Women and Girls in Host Communities and GBV Shelters. (20-UF-WOM-004)

Project overview

The project aims to enhance protection of the most vulnerable women and girls affected by the impacts of Covid-19, GBV and SGBV in urban Kampala and host communities in Uganda’s refugee-hosting districts. UN Women is proposing a three-pronged, approach to address SGBV in the context of COVID-19: 1) increased access to emergency SGBV services through integrated and survivor-centered life-saving service delivery; strengthened capacity of existing community-based mechanisms for enhanced protection, prevention and response to SGBV; and reduced GBV risks by supporting access to time-critical, life-saving, protection services as well as unrestricted, multi-purpose cash transfers for access to basic life-saving needs, and livelihoods for GBV survivors. he project will benefit a total ofo f26,170 13,930 women and girls as direct beneficiaries, including 700 women and girls with disabilities.

Sector Amount in US$
Protection US$960,054
Multi-Purpose Cash US$240,014