Video Series: Amplifying the voices of UN Trust Fund grantees
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The “Amplifying the voices of UN Trust Fund grantees” video series showcases the work of UN Trust Fund grantees around the world in their own words. Hear from grantees from South Sudan to Turkey discuss their work to prevent and end violence against women and girls through UN Trust Fund-funded projects.
Women for Women International | Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Hazhan Ahmed Mohammed, Project officer of Women for Women International’s UN Trust Fund-funded project, speaks about their work training refugee survivors of violence and responding to cases of violence.
Free Yezidi Foundation | Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Watch Hewan Arsan Omer, Project/Country Coordinator for the Free Yezidi Foundation speak about the project’s work to support Yezidi women survivors of violence through trauma therapy and counseling.
SIHA | South Sudan
Watch Hala Alkarib, Regional Director, and Martha Tukahirwa, Regional Communications and Advocacy Officer, highlight SIHA’s school-based project working to change mindsets and behaviours to end sexual violence against women and girls in camps for internally displaced people in South Sudan.
ACEV | Turkey
Watch this interview with Suna Hanoz, International Programs Director of ACEV, discuss the societal change the project strives for through their work with fathers in Turkey.
Beyond Borders | Haiti
Beyond Borders in Haiti has identified a gap in existing knowledge and focus on the intersection of violence against women and disability. Watch this interview with Sara Siebert to learn how Beyond Borders has adapted the SASA! methodology in efforts to prevent and end violence against women with disabilities in Haiti. Read more about this project.
CREAW | Kenya
Through a partnership with Physicians for Human Rights and using the SASA! Methodology, CREAW is building on UN Trust Fund grantees’ results to create change for women and girls. Learn more from Wangechi Moegi, Executive Director of CREAW about their three-pronged approach to prevent and end violence against women and girls in Kenya.