Project : Protecting and promoting women’s rights, especially in conflict situations : Training of trainers in legal education and legal aid for women in Guinea and Sierra
Aware of the extent of women’s rights violations in conflict situations that are becoming widespread in our sub-region, the network has, in response to its mission, developed activities aimed at protecting and defending the rights of refugee and displaced women returning to their countries of origin.
Funding partner : UNHCR
Total cost 36 145 $
Countries : Guinea, Sierra Leone
Objectives : To strengthen the capacity of women’s organisations in Guinea and Sierra Leone to undertake legal literacy programmes to help refugee women claim their rights under the law.
60 representatives of non-governmental organisations working with refugee women, refugee women’s organisations and staff of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees trained