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In Nepal, UN Women worked with 6 lawyers and 14 police officials to strengthen their knowledge and capacity on UNSCR 1325 and 1820, and on gender sensitive transitional justice mechanisms; 300 Government and CSO functionaries (District Coordination View More

In Nepal, UN Women worked with 6 lawyers and 14 police officials to strengthen their knowledge and capacity on UNSCR 1325 and 1820, and on gender sensitive transitional justice mechanisms; 300 Government and CSO functionaries (District Coordination Committee (DCC) members and journalists) were oriented on their roles and responsibilities under the NAP on 1325 and 1820 in 10 districts; and six “Training manual for Gender Equality and UNSCRS 1325 and 1820" were adopted by the Nepal Army.

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UNFPA carried out several workshops and programmes in order to strengthen the capacity of governmental officials and civil society represenatives to address violence against women and their access to sexual and reproductive health services. Such View More

UNFPA carried out several workshops and programmes in order to strengthen the capacity of governmental officials and civil society represenatives to address violence against women and their access to sexual and reproductive health services. Such efforts included: - the development of a curriculum, in collaboration with UN ECLAC, on the implementation of the SCR; - support to the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders to develop capacities of grassroots women’s activists to advocate on SCR 1325 implementation, in Burundi and Nepal; - a workshop targeting government and civil society stakeholders in the Caribbean region to roll out the UNFPA Regional Strategy on Sexual Violence; - consultations in South Africa on the importance of gender transformative approaches in addressing violence against women and its impact, promoting reproductive health and rights; - engaging men and boys to promote gender equality, addressing gender-based violence; - development of a comprehensive course and manual for police training programmes in Afghanistan, which cover the forms, causes, and consequences of violence against women in Afghanistan, national, international laws and women’s rights in Islam, evidence collection and referral mechanisms; - technical and financial support to the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina to develop a programme for improvement of the status of women victims of conflict-related sexual violence, including through rehabilitation, reparations and re-socialization; - development of pocket-sized "National Law Cards" in South Sudan, as a reference tool, to assist judges, lawyers, police officers, health care workers, and other stakeholders working with survivors.

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UNRWA conducted training on gender-based violence, detection and referral of survivors, for community-based organizations and Health Ministry representatives, including in Gaza and the West Bank.

UNRWA conducted training on gender-based violence, detection and referral of survivors, for community-based organizations and Health Ministry representatives, including in Gaza and the West Bank.

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In Liberia: UNDP supported the SGBV Crimes Unit to design and conduct a specialized trainings for 95 Judges, Magistrates, Prosecutors and Public Defence lawyers, on the rape law; UNFPA supported THINK (local NGO) and the Ministry of Health and social View More

In Liberia: UNDP supported the SGBV Crimes Unit to design and conduct a specialized trainings for 95 Judges, Magistrates, Prosecutors and Public Defence lawyers, on the rape law; UNFPA supported THINK (local NGO) and the Ministry of Health and social Welfare to train 120 health service providers and 90 general community health volunteers in Clinical management of Rape; WHO supported the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to establish a pool of 52 trainers for the programme on psychosocial counselling; UNICEF supported the Judicial Training Institute in partnership with the Ghana Judicial training institute to train around 100 Judges, Magistrates, County Attorneys and Public Defenders on national and international standards for violence against women and children cases; and UNMIL provided capacity-building support to the Liberian National Police which has included the provision of refresher courses for 212 police officers of the Women and Children Protection Service and other officers, focusing on the management and handling of sexual violence cases reported to the police.

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UN Women continues to develop, manage and coordinate the largest capacity development resource in English, French and Spanish – the Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls (http://www.endvawnow.org). The 10th programming View More

UN Women continues to develop, manage and coordinate the largest capacity development resource in English, French and Spanish – the Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls (http://www.endvawnow.org). The 10th programming module on establishing and running shelters was launched in 2012 and the tools database was expanded to more than 850 representing over 60 languages. The site received 375,899 visitors in 2012, an increase from 197,260 in 2011.

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UNDP supported the following initiatives: in Sierra Leone the training of State Counsels on the new Sexual Offences Act and Criminal Procedure Bill, the training of journalists and civil society organizations to report and publicize SGBV cases in a View More

UNDP supported the following initiatives: in Sierra Leone the training of State Counsels on the new Sexual Offences Act and Criminal Procedure Bill, the training of journalists and civil society organizations to report and publicize SGBV cases in a gender-sensitive manner and published the ‘Handbook for the Media on Reporting SGBV Cases in Sierra Leone’; in Kyrgyzstan the first gender training of border officers; in Serbia, the strengthening of capacities of various health and law enforcement officials; in Afghanistan, various workshops to raise awareness on rights of women and strengthen the capacity of the justice sector to provide better services to victims; in Nepal, training of law enforcement officials and lawyers, including on investigations process and sexual harassment at work; in Colombia, awareness-raising about gender-based violence and training on justice, peace; processes related to truth and reconciliation processes, including reparations; in Chile, with the Women’s National Service (SERNAM), a training program for service providers on the National Plan of Domestic Violence; in Panama training to justice sector officials to implement Criminal Accusatory System.

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WHO, in collaboration with Partners for Prevention and the Medical Research Council/South Africa, supported capacity-building initiatives on research and developing interventions to prevent gender-based violence in Bangkok, in July 2012.

WHO, in collaboration with Partners for Prevention and the Medical Research Council/South Africa, supported capacity-building initiatives on research and developing interventions to prevent gender-based violence in Bangkok, in July 2012.

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UNICEF supported government and civil society efforts to prevent and respond to sexual abuse and exploitation of girls and boys in more than 70 countries (including development and emergency contexts). UNICEF also held its third annual learning View More

UNICEF supported government and civil society efforts to prevent and respond to sexual abuse and exploitation of girls and boys in more than 70 countries (including development and emergency contexts). UNICEF also held its third annual learning course “Advances in Social Norms” at the University of Pennsylvania in July, with 51 participants coming from all regions, the majority from West Africa and South Asia, as well as Headquarters; disseminated the ‘Compendium to the Training Manual to Fight Trafficking in Children’ to all of its regional and country offices; and organized a regional Training of Trainers for UNICEF staff and government counterparts form the MENA region in Cairo, Egypt.

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In Sierra Leone, OHCHR organised a workshop for members of the Parliamentarian Human Rights Committee on the new Sexual Offences Act.

In Sierra Leone, OHCHR organised a workshop for members of the Parliamentarian Human Rights Committee on the new Sexual Offences Act.

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UNODC organised several activities to strengthen the capacity of law enforcement, justice and health sector officials to better prevent and respond to violence against women, including training workshops, awareness-raising initiatives and relevant View More

UNODC organised several activities to strengthen the capacity of law enforcement, justice and health sector officials to better prevent and respond to violence against women, including training workshops, awareness-raising initiatives and relevant projects in Zambia, South Africa, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan and Lao People's Democratic Republic; and publishment of materials on the "Abuse of a Position of Vulnerability and other "Means" Within the Definition of Trafficking in Persons", to assist criminal justice officers in penal proceedings.

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