Rose Amulen, Tilman Brück, Veronica Eragu, Pia Peeters and Aki Stavrou. Care Uganda: ROCO KWO – Transforming Lives of Women Affected by Conflict. Opportunity (WHY?).
Promoting women’s empowerment
Women’s vulnerability to rights denial and abuse- closely linked to the level of economic and social power –(H/h, community level)
Promote a shift in the power relations that cause women to suffer low social status/ systematic injustice
Addressing the psychosocial needs of the community
over 20 years of conflict.
Associated abuses, trauma , frustrations and vulnerability to-
severe psychiatric symptoms, substance abuse, gynecological complaints, HIV/AIDS infection, low self-esteem, suicidal tendencies , stigmatization, dehumanizing consequences of war.
Psychosocial support will be provided through community structures, referrals to other key service providers including health, justice and security
Support envisaged to create social change, build self esteem, reduce PSS burden, strengthen coping mechanism.
Objectives of the impact evaluation