top of page

Developing World Connections, Global Affairs Canada

Partnered with SLCDF

Objectives

Primary

Secondary

Reduce violence against girls and women in three districts of Sri Lanka (Hambantota, Batticaloa and Kilinochchi)

  1. More effective leadership provided by civil society organizations (especially women’s and youth groups) against sexual gender-violence and for gender equality in Hambantota, Batticaloa and Kilinochchi.

  2.  More effective implementation by Government and NGOs of elements of the SL National Plan of Action for Sexual Gender-Based Violence in Hambantota, Batticaloa and Kilinochchi

Target Groups

Direct

Indirect

75 youth leaders, 75 women leaders, 90 NGO leaders, 450 village level officials, 300 teachers, 330 victims and 75 local officials.

Community members

Project Areas

District

Province

Country

Hambantota

 Batticaloa  Kilinochchi

Southern

 Eastern

Northern

SRI LANKA

Started

Expected to End

Estimated 
Amount

Duration

December 2019

JANUARY 2024

48 MONTHS

No to Gender Violence in Sri Lanka

No to Gender Violence Sri Lanka was funded by Developing World Connections and Global Affairs Canada and initiated by SLCDF for a 4-year period. The project aims to reduce violence against girls and women in Hambantota, Batticaloa, and Kilinochchi districts of Sri Lanka through enhanced leadership and implementation of the National Plan of Action by civil society and government entities.

bottom of page