Final Evaluation: “Promoting Justice for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in China”

Grantee: Equality

Country: China

Period: January 2016 to December 2017

Grant amount: $99,700

Description: Equality – in collaboration with their partners, Common Language, Women’s Network against AIDS-China and Media Monitor for Women Network – addressed domestic and gender-based violence in seven provinces and municipalities in China. The goal was to empower female survivors of domestic violence; lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LBT) women; women and girls impacted by HIV/AIDS; and young women, to advocate for their rights and inform domestic violence laws and policies.

Main findings of the evaluation:

  • the project leveraged a network of NGOs to tackle domestic violence;
  • in pilot areas, dozens of LBT women, women living with HIV/AIDS, female survivors of domestic violence, and youth gained knowledge about domestic violence and relevant legislation, as well as skills to build a support network of survivors;
  • 232 service providers, including lawyers, police, judges, doctors, social workers and women’s federations, benefited from capacity building activities; and
  • 82 government officials and legal actors indicated they would like to utilize the project’s findings and recommendations.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; China

Subject area(s): HIV and AIDS; Partnerships; Ending violence against women and girls

Resource type: Evaluation reports

Publication year: 2017