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What We Do 2017-03-24T10:34:36+00:00

REGIONAL AND GLOBAL ADVOCACY

Raise awareness on the necessity of women’s participation in the political process at all levels of government and advocate for the inclusion/ participation of women in decision making forums.

RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE, DEMOCRACY, CIVIL SOCIETY AND PEACE BUILDING

Create spaces for community dialogue among refugee, IDP and host communities to blend a harmonious mixed community among all groups brought together by conflict and migration. Support the building of community rooted mechanisms to protect women and children from experiences of violence they are vulnerable to due to displacement.

LILVILHOODS AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Provide vocational training and income generating projects to work towards women’s economic security, independence and the establishment of sustainable livelihoods.

CHILD PROTECTION

Provide recreational, informal education, psychosocial support services and child friendly spaces for displaced girls and boys in need of continued education. Assisting refugee and IDP children reclaim their rights to childhood and milestone child development.

SGBV PREVENTION AND RESPONSE

Provide psychosocial support, legal support and referral services for women, girls and boys who have experienced or at risk of experiencing S/GBV due to displacement. Provide women, girls, boys and men with valuable information about understanding GBV, how to prevent it, legal pathways to report GBV and access justice. WRO also has a particular interest in engaging men and boys on challenging traditional norms that perpetuate harmful masculinities that lead to actions of GBV

 LEGAL RIGHTS AND PATHWAYS TO JUSTICE

Identify legislation and/or legal gaps that are in opposition to women’s rights or do not afford necessary protection. Work with allies (both locally and internationally) to build strategies to ensure the establishment and enforcement of a legal system that protects women’s rights and ensures their full participation in society.

LIFE-SAVING AID AND RELIEF

Providing immediate front line life-saving aid and relief items during natural and conflict emergencies including food and non-food aid items.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

To raise awareness on issues affecting  health through training and educational materials. Establish static mobile health clinics to tend to health needs in more rural and under-serviced areas including provision of primary health care, psychiatry, psychology, psycho-social support (PSS), and psychological first aid (PFA).

COMMUNITY BASED PROTECTION AND SOCIAL COHESION

Create spaces for community dialogue among refugee, IDP and host communities to blend a harmonious mixed community among all groups brought together by conflict and migration. Support the building of community rooted mechanisms to protect women and children from experiences of violence they are vulnerable to due to displacement.

WASH

Provide access to vital Water, Sanitation, and Health services to address the public health needs of the affected population according to their priority needs and identifing key risks of public health importance in consultation with the affected population.

EDUCATION

Ensuring all children, girls and boys, have access to quality, equal primary and secondary education and advocating for higher learning for post secondary education. 

CAPACITY BUILDING

Building capacities of local populations to meet the protection and multi-sector needs of their communities and ensure sustainable responses and provisions from a ground up, local ownership based approaches.