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Tools for » PBF/NPL/B-4: Ensuring recognition of sexual violence as a tool of conflict in the Nepal peace building process through documentation and provision of comprehensive services to women and girl victims/survivors (UNFPA/UNICEF)
Project ID:00075378Description:PBF/NPL/B-4 Sexual Violence
Peacebuilding Fund
Start Date *: 4 Jun 2010
Security -W2
End Date*: 30 Apr 2012
Country: Nepal Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   Multiple

Project description:

The project primary aim is to address the culture of silence around sexual violence during the conflict and its aftermath in order to ensure recognition in the Nepal peace process. The provision of reproductive health services will be used as the entry point in order to identify and document incidences of violence. Victims will also be supported to access justice and be empowered to participate in transitional justice and other peace building activities.

 Peacebuilding Impact: 

To support sustainable peace by improving access to transitional justice and other peace building activities for survivors of sexual and gender based violence in most conflict prone districts.

Project Outcome(s):

  1. Identify and document incidences of sexual violence against women and girls during the time of conflict and post conflict in Nepal
  2. Support access to reproductive health care and psycho-social counseling for victims of sexual violence in target areas.
  3. Promote recognition of the incidence of sexual violence in Nepal peace process through access to justice for       victims of sexual violence, including through participation in transitional justice processes.

Outputs and key activities:

1.1. Final report on the use of sexual violence during the conflict in Nepal and the current status of the victims.

1.1.1. Identification and documentation of cases of sexual violence.

1.1.2. Analyzing of findings of field teams and identify trends and indications of the scale of the use of sexual violence during the conflict. 

1.1.3. Report submitted to the TRC and other relevant transitional justice mechanisms.

1.2. Local communities more supportive of victims of sexual violence

1.2.1. Focus group discussions.


2.1.Reproductive health services provided to # women and girls in 15 districts

2.1.1. Establishments of reproductive health camps

2.1.2. Trainings of local health providers.

2.1.3. Workshops on issues relating to reproductive health and rights


2.2.Women provided with psycho-social counseling

2.2.1. Women provided with psycho-social counseling.

2.2.2. Psyscho-social counseling sessions in connection to the medical camps.

2.2.3. Training of local psycho-social counselors

2.2.4. Workshops on general awareness relating psycho-social issues


3.1. First Information Reports filed with the Police

3.1.1. Legal counseling in connection to the medical camps.

3.1.2. Training for stakeholders such as police, CDOs, PLC’s, local lawyers.


Indicator and benchmarks:

1.1.1. Number of cases of sexual violence documented

1.1.2. High level participation in the launch of the report.


1.2.1. Number of participants in focus group discussions.

1.2.2. Changes in attitudes in local communities.


2.1.1. Number of women by cast/ethnicity and age receiving RH services.

2.1.2. Number of women and girls screened for sexual violence

2.1.3. Number of local health providers trained.

2.1.4. Number of women referred to psycho-social counseling, documentation and legal aid.

2.1.5. Number of women referred for more advanced medical services.

2.1.6. Number of women participating in workshops.


2.2.1. Number of women by cast/ethnicity and age receiving psychosocial counseling.

2.2.2. Number of local psycho-social counselors trained.

2.2.3. Number of women participating in workshops.


3.1.1. Number of copies of submission of findings provided to the TRC.

3.1.2. Number of meetings between project team and the TRC and other relevant transitional justice mechanisms.


3.2.1. Number of cases received by lawyers.

3.2.2. Number FIRs filed with the police.

3.2.3. Number of cases leading to prosecutions.

3.2.4 Number of local actors trained.

3.2.5. Number of intervention in cases of sexual violence by local actors.


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