Housing

Priya’s story from Safe Haven Halfway Home

“Although I sometimes feel low, I look in the mirror and remind myself not to give up.” My name is Priya and I am 20 years old. I came to Safe Haven Halfway Home in September 2019 after suffering physical and mental abuse from my relatives. I was five years old when my mother became […]

Three Years of Safe Haven

Three Years of Safe Haven ‘Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time’ – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Background Since its inception in September 2017, Gender Links Safe Haven Halfway Home (SHHH) has been a refuge for 69 residents coming from different socio-economic backgrounds and having known numerous types of violence throughout their lifetime […]

The Safe Haven Halfway Home – Mauritius

The SAFE HAVEN HALFWAY HOME (SHHH) is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members. ABOUT US  September 2017, Gender Links Mauritius opened the first halfway home in Mauritius called Safe Haven. A Halfway Home is a place that serves as a residence for people in need; providing them with […]

Changing Lives – Stories of Safe Haven Halfway Home Residents

Story of Anna* Anna describes herself as a girl who does not have long hair and who looks like a boy. This young woman with a good sense of humour is a bubble of joy. She dreams to have her own restaurant and becomes a chef. She can cook a range of delicious dishes.However, this […]

Report on household’s access to specific economic, social and cultural rights: The case of Mongu Urban

The main objective of this study was to generate baseline information for use in facilitating the promotion of human rights. The specific objectives included the following: to establish the level of awareness of ESCR in the urban parts of Mongu district;  to establish the level of access to social services like education and health; to […]

Report on household’s access to specific economic, social and cultural rights: The case of Monze Urban

The main objective of this study was to generate baseline information for use in facilitating the promotion of human rights. The specific objectives included the following: to establish the level of awareness of ESCR in the urban parts of Monze district;  to establish the level of access to social services like education and health; to […]

The power of the pen-Action For Development Building Citizen’s Resilience in Promoting Violence Free Families and Communities in Apac and Oyam Districts

”The power of the pen” is a publication which highlights stories of people who may have lost hope in humanity without the intervention of ACFODE  through community-based initiatives that positively impacted their lives and encouraged them to persevere in the promotion of peace in their homes and communities.

Report on the Experimental learning on the Feasibility of GBV Shelters/ Crisis centres in support of Gou-Irish Aid Programme to address GBV in Busoga Region

Grassroots Innovation: Community development workers in action

This booklet looks at case studies collected from community development workers in nine provinces. Grassroots Innovation illustrates the efforts by community development workers to play an effective role as an early warning mechanism for government. Communities face many challenges and the community development workers work with local partners to facilitate access to services.

December 15, 2015 Themes: Housing | Poverty Programs: Booklet | Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Madagascar : Hommes et femmes, ensemble dans l’exode urbain

Madagascar : Hommes et femmes, ensemble dans l’exode urbain

Démarrer une nouvelle vie semble parfois impossible surtout quand on a perdu la majeure partie de ses biens. Des milliers de familles malgaches ont accepté de quitter la capitale Antananarivo pour rejoindre une “terre promise” dans l’optique de prendre un nouveau départ.