Conflict in Darfur exposes millions of internally displaced people living in camps, where the majority are women and children, to militia, torture, and rape. Children are especially vulnerable. Many lack shelter and families, and child labor exposes them to trafficking and child soldiering. Their lives are at a higher risk now due to COVID-19 because there is no available healthcare, no quarantine, and no food provided to them.
Over two million are internally displaced or live in refugee camps. All suffer effects of trauma and lack health care, education, water and sanitation. The women have little access to training or resources, while facing poverty, violence, and discrimination. Despite this, they are the main providers for their children. Most children fail to be educated or experience a childhood. Boys work at markets all day carrying heavy goods for less than a dollar per day. Girls work construction jobs, carr
First, DWN's Women's Economic Empowerment Program enables women to overcome poverty, adopt sustainable means of income, and build capacity by increasing access to financial resources& technical training. Small-scale projects promote economic development, enabling women to provide education, health care& shelter for their children. Second, DWN's Family Social Program raises awareness about the rights of women& children, concerning education,child labor & educational support system & counseling
Displaced families will build peaceful and integrated communities, attain self-sufficiency through women-led income generating activities, and support the rights and well-being of women and children, ensuring children's access to education, housing, and health care. This will reduce poverty, child labor, sexual violence, and school dropouts. community support mechanisms creating a safe environment in which every child is protected from any form of violence, abuse, and violation of their rights.
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