International Development Law Organization
Mongolia
Implementing Partner: 
Sain Tus Tuv, Uvs for Supporting Western Region Development, NGO for Public Service
Sub-Project title: 
Men's Participation and Leadership in Combating Domestic Violence
Amount awarded: 
MNT 21,265,500
Duration: 
May, 2021 to March, 2022

This sub-project contributed to the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) through increased participation of the local community, especially men, and enhanced quality and access to legal services for the community and at-risk groups. In cooperation with partner organizations, Sain Tus Tuv Uvs, delivered a series of training sessions to peer paralegals (youth and adolescent boys) on domestic violence and GBV, organized thematic debates, talk shows and discussion fora, as well as established a network of male activists with the aim to spread awareness of gender, gender stereotypes and domestic violence among the local community. The Implementing Partner also provided legal and health services to communities living in remote areas and delivered a training to doctors and medical workers of provincial family medical centers on psychological support to victims of violence. Ultimately, Sain Tus Tuv, Uvs, liaised with decision-makers on the issue of preventing GBV and the importance of enabling the use of gender-based statistics in policy planning.

Selection: 
Open call