Violence against children in Kasese district is reported to be increasing as it was reported that 8 out 10 children are always subjected to violence every day because of: conflicts and human rights violations, economic break down in families, drug abuse, ignorance, Unemployment affecting their lives socially, physically, psychologically and sexually. A bottom-up approach right at family, community and school level to provide a better place for children to live will be used.
the project will support community-driven approaches to prevent violence against children and adolescents and work with other partners to prevent violence against children like Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Child Protection Working Group.The project will strengthening community-driven child protection systems through supporting community and child-led initiatives in Kasese district specifically addressing poverty, parenting, knowledge levels and school learning environment.
Enhancing positive parenting practices at family and community levels and creating violence free learning environment at school by 2019. By end of the year the project will have reached 1000 children, 1500 women, 1300 men, 35 community leaders and 35 government officials by supporting community driven approaches to prevent violence against children through strengthening positive parenting practices, reducing poverty levels, increasing awareness and learning environment
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).
initiatives geared towards prevention of VAC
communities as an entry point to ending VAC
community led approach to VAC prevention
effects of conflicts on children