CHILD PROTECTION AND GENDER BASED PREVENTION PROGRAMS

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Target group: Children, Adolescent Girls & Young Women

CHILD PROTECTION PROGRAMMES

About 150 million girls and 73 million boys under 18 experienced forced sexual intercourse and other forms of sexual violence and

Freehearts Africa Reach Out Foundation (FAROF) protects children from Neglect, Abuse, Exploitation, and Violence in Nigeria, using Northern region of Nigeria as a pilot location. All children have the right to protection. They have the right to survive, to be safe, to belong, to be heard, to receive adequate care and to grow up in a protective environment. Our programs focus on the most vulnerable children, Adolescents and Young persons, while aiming for the safety and well-being of all children. To achieve this we work with both local and international organizations (NGOs) and local community members. We endeavour to improve existing policy and services that protect human (children) rights.

Gender Base Violence-GBV Programmes

Specific Objectives

  1. To increase Adolescent girls knowledge on thier Sexual Reproductive messages and awareness on their legal rights.
  2. To educate and sensitize the community on the issues of gender based violence and how it can be avoided.
  3. To improve women’s knowledge on types and extent of gender based violence and its consequences.
  4. To empower mothers and fathers with Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Messages, whom in turn disseminate it to thier adolescent girls and how to response to gender-based violence cases.
  5. To develop women’s skills in enterprise development through IGA activities.
  6. To engage victims of Human trafficking as advocates group and to promote women participation in campaign programs as a tool for promotion of their rights.