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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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Women’s Affairs Technical Committee implemented the three-year project “Gender Justice to End Violence against Women and Girls” across four governorates in the West Bank of the State of Palestine with the support of the UN Trust Fund from 2018 to 2021. The project aimed to address violence against women and girls by improving access to formal and informal justice systems for survivors of violence, focusing on refugee and internally displaced women and girls. The final evaluation found that key judicial actors as well as community-based women leaders and practitioners had gained enhanced capacity to detect and respond to cases of gender-based violence and provide referral services, and media advocacy campaigns increased the visibility of such violence and promoted the agency and rights of women and girls to access justice.
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Hagar International implemented the three-year project “Building capacity of duty bearers and beneficiaries to improve access to services for women and children survivors of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence and change community’s attitude and behaviour towards violence against women” in Nghe An and Yen Bai provinces in Viet Nam with the support of the UN Trust Fund from 2019 to 2022. The project aimed to address violence against women and children in four communes by improving access to services for survivors, enhancing multi-sectoral coordination of services, and changing community members’ attitudes and behaviour towards gender-based violence. The final evaluation revealed that the project substantially contributed to reducing rates of violence against women and children, improved survivors’ ability to identify and respond to violence, and strengthened the capacity of officials, village leaders and women’s union members to provide emergency support and referral services.
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Refugee Consortium of Kenya implemented the three-year project “Towards Improved Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Among Urban Refugees Project” in Nairobi and Garissa counties, with the support of the UN Trust Fund, from 2018 to 2021. The programme primarily aimed to enhance community-based support for women and girl survivors of violence, particularly refugees and asylum seekers; improve reporting and conviction rates of gender-based violence cases; and strengthen the coping mechanisms and practical skillsets of survivors. A final evaluation revealed that the project substantially increased the knowledge and awareness of gender-based violence among women and girl survivors, as well as key judicial, medical, official and religious actors, which in turn improved survivors’ perception of self-worth, their confidence in institutional mechanisms, and their ability to seek and access support.
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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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HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya (HRTK) implemented the three-year “Community-Based Prevention of Violence against Refugee Women and Girls in Nairobi" project in 2019-2022 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to change the gendered drivers of violence against women and girls in urban refugee communities. The final evaluation found the project interventions were relevant to the communities’ needs and were successfully implemented.
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STEWARDWOMEN implemented the three-year “Strengthening Provision and Coordination of Services to Survivors of Rape and Early/Child Marriage in South Sudan" project in 2019-2022 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to provide services, raise awareness and provide information to survivors of rape and early/child marriage from a rights-based perspective, and enhance the institutional response capacity of STEWARDWOMEN during the COVID-19 pandemic and future crises. The final evaluation found that the project achieved its objectives.
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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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The Strategic Initiative for Women in The Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network implemented the “Challenging Patterns and Drivers of Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Wau State, South Sudan” for over three years in 2018-2021 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to promote positive shifts in attitudes, behaviours and practices around sexual violence against women and girls in South Sudan’s Internally Displaced Person (IDP) communities, resulting in both an end to normalization and increased condemnation of sexual violence. The final evaluation found that the project was successfully implemented. 
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The Association for Combating Trafficking of Human Beings and All Forms of Gender-based Violence (Atina) implemented the project "Making a difference for refugee women and girls in Serbia” for over three years in 2018-2021 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to ensure that refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls in Serbia were better protected against violence. The final evaluation found that the project was very successful in achieving its goals and outcomes, with most of the results exceeding targets. 
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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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In Kenya, the Centre for Rights, Education and Awareness and its partner Kenya Women Parliamentary Association implemented the “Wajibika project” for three and a half years from September 2018 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to better protect women and girls against gender-based violence through implementation of effective national legislation, policies, accountability structures and national action plans. The final evaluation found that, despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the project was successfully implemented. 
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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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With the support of the UN Trust Fund, the organization Dynamique des Femmes Juristes implemented a three-year project "Mettons fin aux VBG chez nous maintenant" (Let's end GBV in our country now) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 2019 and 2022. The project aimed to improve the safety of women and girls in North Kivu by addressing domestic violence, sexual violence and harmful practices such as forced marriage. The final evaluation found that the performance of the project was satisfactory, indicating that it was an outstanding success in many ways.
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The Centro de Promoción y Defensa de los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos (PROMSEX) implemented the three-year project “No more invisible women: against trafficking, sexual exploitation and sexual violence in informal mining areas of Madre de Dios and Piura” in Peru between 2019 and 2022 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to improve access to comprehensive and multisectoral responses that consider aspects of prevention, care and access to justice, as well as access to health and protection services, for women, adolescents and young survivors of human trafficking or violence affected by illegal mining in Madre de Dios and Piura. The final evaluation found that the project increased access to comprehensive and multisectoral responses that consider aspects of prevention, care, access to justice and public services.
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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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The Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child (CAPEC) implemented the three-year project “Community-based Prevention of Sexual Violence on Women and Girls” in Cameroon between 2020 and 2022 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to improve: access to services for survivors of violence against women and girls; and existing policies and laws to guarantee friendly environments for women and girls. The final evaluation found that project had achieved its main objectives and constructively addressed the challenges posed by COVID-19.
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In Nigeria, the Centre for Women Studies and Intervention (CWSI) implemented the three-year project “Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women in Cross River State” in 2020-2022 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. The project aimed to ensure that women and girls live in communities that respect their human rights and dignity. The final evaluation found that the project contributed to important behaviour change towards FGM and other forms of violence against women and girls in the target communities.
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In Liberia, United Funding and Development for Underage Mothers (UFDUM) implemented the three-year project “Action to end sexual and gender-based violence” between 2020 and 2022 with the support of the UN Trust Fund. This project aimed to improve the well-being and quality of life of women and girls in Montserrado and Grand Cape Mount Counties, and their safety from sexual and gender-based violence. The final evaluation found that the project contributed to improved well-being and quality of life of women and girls.