The sub-project aims to strengthen the capacity of the legal institutions at the local level in six target districts of Somaliland; improve access to alternative dispute resolutions (ADR) mechanism and to formal justice for vulnerable groups through holistic support to gender-based violence survivors and affected communities; and increase participation of citizens of Somaliland in accountability processes related to the provision of security and justice. The Network Against Female Genital Mutilation in Somaliland (NAFIS) is delivering a series of training sessions and awareness raising activities on ADR, case management and legal knowledge to formal and informal justice actors, civil society organizations, women, youths, internally-displaced persons and traditional leaders; providing legal assistance and counselling services to gender-based violence survivors; development and dissemination of billboards and booklets on access to justice for women and girls and available services for GBV survivors; technical and operational support to relevant stakeholders on the ongoing policy and legal framework development for GBV and legal aid draft legislation, and the establishment of justice for a in target project areas to enhance security and justice system in the eastern regions of Somaliland.
Network Against Female Genital Mutilation in Somaliland (NAFIS)
Strengthening the Social Contract through Access to Justice in Eastern Regions of Somaliland
September, 2021 to March, 2025