ReliefWeb reliefweb.int 14 Jan, 2021 12:45 am

Improved Access to GBV Support Services in Yemen - Yemen

English News and Press Release on Yemen about Protection and Human Rights and Epidemic; published on 14 Jan 2021 by UNDP

New mobile application improves access to support services for survivors of Gender-Based Violence.Aden and Lahj, Yemen: With support from the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a mobile application to provide guidance to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) survivors across Yemen.Funded by the Government of Japan and co-implemented with For All Foundation, UNDP’s Livelihood and Human Security (YLHS) project contributes to the overall stability of Yemeni governorates, by empowering communities to recover from conflict and build resilience against future shocks.[2] The referral service application maps out protection and aid services for GBV survivors across Yemen.

“By making protection, legal, and aid services available to everyone - whenever and wherever they are needed – we can start to build support for Yemenis, regardless of gender, age, location, or socio-economic situation.National and International actors will continue to update the database of the services listed in the application and to complete quarterly reviews to ensure the available services are accurate and up-to-date.

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