Psychosocial Support in GBV Prevention and Response Project – II (July 2021 to June 2024)
The aim of this project is to strengthen multi-sectoral response to the survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV) 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 was started from September 2016 and implemented till June 2021. The 2nd phase of GBVPRP has been implemented in 19 (rural) municipalities of Morang, Udayapur, Okhaldhunga, Kailali, Achham, Baitadi, Bajura and Bhajhang districts. This project enhances service capacity of 8 hospital based OCMCs and also establish response mechanisms at community level through placing Community Psychosocial workers, CPSWs coordinators at local level and case managers and psychosocial counselors in the OCMC. The Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response Project (GBVPR) Phase II is supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC and the Norwegian Embassy in Kathmandu through UNFPA. The lead of this project is IPAS & CMC-Nepal’s responsibility is in psychosocial component.