Dignity for Women

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES :

- Enable vulnerable girls and women to access menstrual hygiene and prevent sexual abuse;
- Provide medical and psychological care for young girls who are victims of sexual violence and support their social reintegration;
- Promote access to secondary education for girls.

THE PROJECTS :

Access to menstrual hygiene

Create production units within refugee and IDP camps to manufacture sanitary products. These production units allow women to develop an economic activity while providing an innovative solution to the lack of access to sanitary products.

Access to sanitary products is an opportunity to raise awareness among young girls about reproductive health and sexual abuse prevention.

Medical and psychosocial care for young girls who are victimes of sexual abuse

Building and equipping health centres dedicated to the care of young girls who are the victims of sexual violence and training gynaecological surgeons on treatments for specific illnesses, such as obstetric fistulas.

In addition to improving medical care, AMADE supports abused children in the long reconstruction process necessary for their reintegration.

Promotion of girls' access to secondary education

AMADE is at the forefront of building and equipping secondary schools in order to promote access to quality education for girls.

Particular attention is paid to the quality of education provided, through teacher training and access to educational content.

AMADE supports the schooling of girls through the allocation of scholarships.

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Access to Intimate Hygiene for Women and Girls in Mungote Refugee Camp

Emergency / Post-Emergency - Dignity for women

To support the empowerment of refugee populations through the development of income-generating activities (IGAs) as well as to enhance the protection and living conditions of refugee women / adolescent girls by facilitating access to affordable sanitary napkins.

Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

In progress

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Support to children survivors of sexual violence

Emergency / Post-Emergency - Dignity for women

Contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of child survivors of sexual violence who receive medical care at Panzi Hospital.

Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

In progress

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Construction of a mother-child community health centre in Goma

Emergency / Post-Emergency - Dignity for women

General objective : Contribute to strengthen women and children's acces to primary and community health care in the Province of North Kivu

Specific objectives :

- Construct a building adapted to HEAL Africa's work in order to improve the quality of reproductive and pediatric healthcare

- Organize activities of prevention against diseases/infections to the benefit of women and children in the health centre.

Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

In progress

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