Final Evaluation: Promoting Women's Dignity (Cambodia)

Authors/editor(s): Robin Mauney and Sophal Nguon

Location: Cambodia

Grantee: Cambodia Women's Crisis Center

Grant period: 1 March 2017 – 29 February 2020

Grant amount: USD 999,736

Cambodia Women’s Crisis Center implemented the “Promoting Women’s Dignity” project for three years in partnership with ADD International. The initiative aimed to promote respect for women and girls living in Phnom Penh, Kampong Thom, Siem Reap, Kampong Speu and Svay Rieng provinces, including women and girls with disabilities, and decrease violence against women and girls. It focused on services, policy development and positive changes within communities.

Main findings of the evaluation:

  • All participants of focus group discussions could easily identify their rights and how to realize them by the end of the project.
  • 90% of women and girls with disabilities said they were fully respected by family, community members and service providers.
  • The project improved inclusive access to legal and multi-sectoral services and the responses to survivors of violence, including women and girls with disabilities.
  • As a result of the project, disability rights organizations participated at national and gender-based violence consultations, resulting in references to women and girls with disabilities in the new National Action Plan to Prevent Violence against Women.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; Cambodia

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls; Women with disabilities; Civil society participation; Political empowerment; Monitoring and evaluation; Partnerships; National mechanisms; Trust funds; UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women; Access to justice and legal protection

Resource type: Evaluation reports

Publication year: 2020

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)