IJDH is working with partners at the Goldin Institute and KOFAVIV on a pilot Security and Sensitization Project with positive results: zero reported rapes in the area it was implemented.
In partnership with the Goldin Institute and KOFAVIV (Commission of Women Victims for Victims, a Haitian grassroots women’s group and RAPP partner), the BAI & IJDH are coordinating a pilot community security and sensitization patrol in a displacement camp to protect women and girls from gender-based violence, demonstrating that the effectiveness of community-based, women-designed and low-cost solutions. Since the project’s start there are no reported rapes, and sexual violence against women has considerably decreased in the area where the project was implemented.
More information about Rape Accountability and Prevention Project
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