International Development Law Organization
Mongolia
Implementing Partner: 
Mongolian Association of Elderly People (MAEP)
Sub-Project title: 
Promoting the Law on Combating Domestic Violence (2016): Increasing Awareness and Knowledge
Amount awarded: 
MNT 22,520,000
Duration: 
March, 2021 to December, 2021

The sub-project aimed to increase knowledge among the elderly on how to exercise their legitimate rights to prevent domestic violence (DV) and to restore their rights in the event of becoming a victim of any form of violence. MAEP delivered a series of training sessions to social workers on strengthening the provision of legal aid to the elderly in cases of DV, developing a database of consultants for the provision of legal services, and raising awareness on the available legal and social services among local communities in Ulaanbaatar city and Dakhan province. Finally, MAEP supported the establishment of a One-Stop Service Center to provide elderly-friendly legal and social services to local elders and their family members.

Selection: 
Open call