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