Psychosocial support in Gender Based Violence (GBV) Prevention and Response Project
The aim of this project is to contribute to the psychosocial component of GBV Prevention and Response project through enhancing the capacity of Community Psychosocial Workers and Case Managers in order to provide psychosocial support and counseling to the GBV survivors. This project is started from September 2016 and goes until December 2020. It covers 11 (rural) municipalities of Sindhuli, Udayapur & Okhaldhunga districts. Project has enhanced service capacity of three OCMCs of district hospital and also established response mechanisms at community level through placing Community Psychosocial workers (CPSWs-85), CPSWs’ coordinators (7) at local level and case managers (6) and psychosocial counselors (3) in the OCMC. CMC-N trained front line staff working in response mechanism of GBV in health system and community (local level). Project intervention has been owned by the local level as they started investing cost for the mobilization of CPSWs for effective responses. The financial supporter is United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) / Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC).