Prevention, Risk Mitigation and Multisectoral Response to sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in North-East Nigeria


This project seeks to improve the protection of Internally Displaced Persons and Returned IDPs/Refugees in Adamawa (Yola and Mubi LGAs), and in Borno (Banki and Ngala LGAs), through activities aiming to prevent, mitigate and respond to the sexual and gender based violence.


To reduce risk of SGBV and improve the quality of response.

Project activity

Capacity building:

Create and/or anchor existing capacities to foster gender equality and to prevent, mitigate and respond to SGBV

Community Participation:

Leverage on existing community based-SGBV prevention and response mechanisms within targeted communities to address root causes of SGBV

Psychosocial counselling:

Provision of material and psychosocial support to victims of SGBV as well as case management.

The project provides the following package of care to survivors of SGBV;

  • Survivor-centered case management
  • Psychosocial support
  • Livelihood and entrepreneurship training
  • Medical response to SGBV
  • Non-formal learning
  • Shelter
  • Facilitate access to justice

Performance on each indicator

The project has achieved the following key results;


IDPs trained on SGBV prevention and response


Stakeholders trained

Success Story

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