About Tingathe Spotlight Initiative for Women and Adolescent Girls

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TINGATHE SPOTLIGHT INITIATIVE FOR WOMEN AND ADOLESCENT GIRLS

In an effort to address gender based violence in Dowa, Ntchisi, Nkhatabay and Mzimba, AICC is implementing “Tingathe Spotlight Initiative for Women and Adolescent Girls” project which aims to contribute towards the UN Women Spotlight initiative which targets the most at-risk groups with the assurance of accelerating efforts towards elimination of violence against women and girls including sexual gender based violence and harmful practices. AICC intends to contribute towards Pillar 4 of the Spotlight Initiative which ensures Women and girls who experience violence, including SGBV/HP, use available, accessible, acceptable, and quality essential services including for long term recovery from violence. The Tingathe Spotlight Initiative for women and adolescent girls project proposes to increase access to a comprehensive and well-coordinated GBV response services including livelihood support for survivors, Enhance knowledge and awareness of communities on GBV protection policies, procedures and accountability, promote Integrated homestead farming and production in Horticulture and Livestock among survivors of Gender Based Violence, engage survivors of GBV in Vocational Skills development on off farm technologies as well as promote Rural Enterprise development through promotion of non-conventional production and trade for income and employment creation for survivors of gender based violence in Dowa, Nkhatabay, Ntchisi and Mzimba districts.