To help reduce sexual and gender-based violence, FFC supported eight projects implemented by women’s organizations which:
- Trained 260 women and young girl students;
- Set up 24 clubs to fight against sexual violence, made up of young girl students;
- Denounced a total of 105 cases of sexual violence, including 80 documented cases registered in court, with 27 judgments obtained.
For example, the project implemented by the organization Women in Action focused on the fight against sexual and gender-based violence in the territory of Demba in the province of Kasaï Central. This project made it possible to strengthen the capacities of 25 women mobilizers from 5 sectors of the territory of Demba on monitoring of cases of sexual and gender-based violence and referral of victims to legal and psychological care organizations. The women trained organized community awareness sessions to inform their communities of the consequences of violence, of the existing legal instruments that protect of the rights of women and girls and to encourage them to denounce cases of sexual violence. Thirteen cases of sexual violence were denounced, 10 of which were documented and brought to justice.
You can read more on our 2021 Annual Report