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Project on awareness creation to the community on effects of FGM in order to stop FGM to girls and women from Engaresero Community, Ngorongoro District Council

Organisation:

Lake Natron Maasai Support

Pulje:

Civilsamfundspuljen

Bevillingstype:

Medborgerindsats

Projekt start:

01.07.2019

Projekt slut:

31.12.2019

Beviliget beløb:

436.414,00 kr.

Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:

  • Mål 3: Sundhed og trivsel
  • Mål 5: Ligestilling mellem kønnene

Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:

  • Tanzania

Lokale partnere:

  • BARAZA LA WANAWAKE WA KIFUGAJ MONDULI (BAWAKIMO)0

Overordnede mål :

The overall objective of the intervention is to stop / reduce the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) among the Maasai population of Engaresero, Lake Natron, Tanzania by enabling the community, Girls, Mothers, traditional leaders and FGM practitioners to understand the effects of FGM and prevent FGM and other forms of Gender Based Violence subjected to girls and women.

Umiddelbare mål :

• Community Outreach / Community mobilization and education • Promoting enforcement of the law to protect girls from FGM • Establishment of youth forum, school clubs and school dropout clubs • Empowering Girls to take a stand against FGM • Training of FGM practitioners and traditional leaders. • Use of Media

Målgrupper :

Target Groups 1. District Government Officials - 40 pax. - These are district government employees working in the in different departments in the district. 2. Government Leaders, Village Leaders and Key persons from Villages – 40 pax.- Village leaders are 25 elected leaders from the community forming village government council, government leaders includes those employed by the government to work under the village and ward level i.e. Wards / Village executives officers. Key persons include people respected and with influence in the community e.g. religious leaders. 3. Women and male traditional Leaders who are very influential in the Maasai community – 40 pax. – These are from the Engaresero community. 4. 60 youth from 4 sub-villages - these will be chosen by the village assembly by abiding with criteria’s set by BAWAKIMO. These will form youth clubs / TOTs/ animators who will be involved in FGM and GBV campaigns in the village. 5. FGM practitioners (Ngaribas) and Primary Health Care givers 40 pax. Ngaribas are FGM practitioners from the community, Primary health care givers are those selected and trained and are living within the community. 6. Primary and Secondary school teachers 50 pax. Selected teachers from all schools found in Engaresero. 7. Maasai Women and Girls - > 1,000 pax.

Resume:

Overall objective The overall objective of the intervention to be implemented by BAWAKIMO, Tanzania is to stop / reduce the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) among the Maasai population of Engaresero, Lake Natron, Tanzania by enabling the community, Girls, Mothers, traditional leaders and FGM practitioners to understand the effects of FGM and prevent FGM and other forms of Gender Based Violence subjected to girls and women. Activities Community Outreach / Community mobilization and education, Promoting enforcement of the law to protect girls from FGM, Establishment of youth forum, school clubs and school dropout clubs Empowering Girls to take a stand against FGM, Training of FGM practitioners and traditional leaders. Expected outcome Community awareness on the legal and law implications and the health hazards resulting from FGM