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Fundación Servicios Integrales para la Mujer - Si Mujer implemented the three-year project “Young People Challenging Gender Norms to Break the Silence that surrounds Sexual Violence in South-West Colombia” in Santiago de Cali and nearby municipalities in the state of Valle del Cauca, with the support of the UN Trust Fund from 2018 to 2021. The project aimed to address gender-based violence by empowering adolescents and youth to challenge harmful, unequal gender norms; lead community-based prevention and advocacy initiatives; and strengthen the capacities of civil society and public institutions to provide gender-sensitive services to survivors of sexual violence. The final evaluation found that the project successfully empowered and mobilized young people and leaders to challenge harmful gender norms, raise awareness on sexual violence, and advocate for their sexual and reproductive health rights.
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FUSA para la salud integral con perspectiva de genero y derechos asociación civil (Civil Association for Integral Health with a Rights Perspective) implemented the three-year project “DeSeAr Project (Sexual Rights in Argentina) with Inclusion: Promoting Access to Sexual and Reproductive Rights for Women and Girls with Disabilities in Argentina” across four regions with the support of the UN Trust Fund from 2018 to 2021. The goal was to promote the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) rights of women and girls with disabilities. The final evaluation found that key service providers were better able to provide disability-inclusive, rights-based SRH information and services. Additionally, women and girls with disabilities were empowered to exercise and defend their rights.
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In Morocco, Association Ennakhil implemented the three-year project “Combating gender-based violence in schools through the promotion of positive masculinity in Marrakech Safi region” in 2018-2021 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project worked with boys, girls, community members and media personnel to promote positive masculinity and improve attitudes and behaviours related to gender equality, to prevent gender-based violence in schools. The final evaluation revealed that the project successfully contributed to a positive shift in attitudes towards gender equality among school students and key communications, legal, medical and government actors.
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In the State of Palestine, the Stars of Hope Society implemented the "HEMAYA” project in partnership with the Social and Economic Policies Monitor (Al-Marsad) with the support of the UN Trust Fund for over three years in 2018-2022. The project aimed to support women and girls with disabilities who were survivors of violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip to safely access adequate and appropriate support services. The final evaluation found that the project’s strategy was highly relevant and achieved significant changes for women and girls with disabilities. 
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In Serbia, Mental Disability Rights Initiative of Serbia (MDRI-S) in partnership with women’s rights organization FemPlatz implemented the project “Accessible Services for Women with Disabilities Survivors of Custodial Violence” between 2019 and 2021 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The twice-funded project aimed to ensure that women and girls with mental disabilities have greater support to live their life free of custodial violence. The final evaluation found that, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the project partially achieved its goals. 
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Al Shehab Institution for Comprehensive Development implemented the three-year project “Community-based intervention to alleviate the different forms of violence against women and women's vulnerability to HIV ‘Scale-up phase’” in Egypt’s capital Cairo between 2019 and 2022 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. This twice-funded project aimed to address women’s vulnerability to violence and HIV. The final evaluation found that the project’s objectives were covered effectively and its activities were achieved. 
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Mujeres Transformando el Mundo in Guatemala implemented the project “Access to justice and empowerment of women, adolescents and girls with disabilities and victims of violence” between September 2018 and February 2022 with support from the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to improve access to justice as well as political and social empowerment of girls, adolescents and women; Indigenous and mixed-race people; and survivors of sexual violence, forced sterilization and forced motherhood. The final evaluation found that the main objectives of the project were accomplished.
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LEGIS (Asociación para el desarrollo legislativo y la democracia) implemented the three-year project “Preventing and eliminating violence against women and girls with disabilities, and promoting their access to justice” between 2019 and 2022 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to establish and strengthen human, legal and procedural conditions that facilitate access to justice for the protection of women and girls with disabilities against all forms of violence and discrimination. The final evaluation found that the project achieved important goals, despite the challenges posed by COVID-19 and the lack of political will to address the need of legislative and normative harmonization.
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Leonard Cheshire Disability Zimbabwe implemented a three-year project “Access to Justice for Girls and Women with Disabilities in Zimbabwe” with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to ensure that girls and women with disabilities have improved safety and access to justice. The final evaluation found that the project was successfully implemented through its strategic pillars of response and prevention.
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In Uganda, the African Partners for Child Poverty implemented a three-year project “Combating Stigma Against Sexual Violence Survivors and their Children in Gulu District, Northern Uganda” with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to reduce stigma against women and girl survivors of sexual violence. The final evaluation found that, despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the project was successfully implemented.
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In Cambodia, ADD International implemented the three-year project “Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls with Disabilities in Cambodia: A Community Mobilisation Model” with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to prevent and end violence against women and girls with disabilities. The final evaluation found that the project was successfully implemented and was a model for applying a community-based approach to programming.
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This independent, final evaluation presents the findings of the cluster evaluation of three small grant projects implemented between March 2017 and February 2020 and funded by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women:1. “Improving Access to Life With No Violence for Women Survivors in Central and Northern Montenegro”, implemented by SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence, Niksic;2. “Empowering Survivors of Domestic Violence in the Tetovo Region”, implemented by Women’s Forum–Tetovo in Montenegro; and3. “Actively and Publicly Combating Discrimination – Gender Based Violence”, implemented by the Center for Girls in Serbia. The final evaluation found that the empowerment and awareness-raising strategies implemented by the projects were effective, innovative and well adjusted to the target groups.
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The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women funded Sahayog Society for Participatory Rural Development’s project “Partnering for Change” for three years. The project aimed to change gender relations and gender-biased social norms in order to increase gender equality and prevent violence against women. The final evaluation found that the project achieved significant changes in the target communities.
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Cambodia Women’s Crisis Center, in partnership with ADD International, implemented the project “Promoting Women’s Dignity” with support from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women. The project aimed to improve quality service delivery, develop policy and promote positive changes in attitudes in five provinces.
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Between April 2017 and April 2020, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women funded the “Ranavalona Project: prevention, care and access to justice for girl survivors of sexual exploitation in Madagascar”, implemented by ECPAT France. The project primarily targeted 97 child survivors of sexual exploitation through a psychosocial and socioeconomic reintegration programme. The final evaluation found that the project’s strategies were successful and particularly efficient.
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Between March 2017 and February 2020, LUKMEF – Cameroon received funding from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women to implement its project “Building Community Level Agenda to End Gender Based Violence in Cameroon”. The final evaluation found that the project led to significant positive changes in the lives of beneficiaries.
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The Center for Reproductive Rights received a grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women for its three-year project “Ensuring Access to Reproductive Healthcare for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Honduras”. The project aimed to protect the health and well-being of survivors of sexual violence and lead a multi-faceted legal advocacy campaign. The final evaluation found that despite its broad goals, the project successfully engaged all institutions and stakeholders that provide strategies to improve access to sexual and reproductive health services for women and girls, particularly survivors of sexual violence.
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The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women provided funding to Pragya’s initiative “Comprehensive Primary Prevention Programme Addressing Violence against Ethnic Minority Women in India”. Implemented in five states, the project tackled violence against tribal women in broad areas – legal and political; youth education; prevention mechanisms; and support services. The evaluation concluded that the project significantly contributed to positive change in the lives of women in the targeted communities, and that knowledge generation will help sustain the progress made.
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The Sexual Offences Awareness & Victims Rehabilitation (SOAR) Initiative implemented the project “Mobilizing Communities to end Sexual Based Violence Against Girls in Dushe local District of Abuja Municipal Area Council” with support from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women. The final evaluation found the project had improved girls’ experience of safety and support in schools and their communities.
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In March 2017, the Association Malienne pour le suivi et l’orientation des pratiques traditionnelles néfastes (AMSOPT) launched the initiative “Information and Sensitization against the Practices of FGM/C and Child Marriage in 30 Villages in Kayes Region”, supported by funds from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women. The final evaluation found that the project contributed to a public commitment to abandon FGM/C and child marriage in 26 villages, and that the dialogue established between youths and adults on FGM/C and child marriage allowed an open and frank discussion on sensitive issue in the target communities.