gender based violence
Gender Based Violence and Development programming
Violence against women and girls is one of the prevalent human rights violations in the world and knows no social, economic or national boundaries. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.
Gender-based violence undermines the health, security, dignity and autonomy of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in a culture of silence. As a community Based Organization FIRD works to further gender equality and women’s Empowerment to address the consequences of all forms of Gender based Violence in Northern Uganda