Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian and Host Community Women by Evidence-Based Data and Gender Responsive Support Project Brief
This brief on the "Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian and Host Community Women by Evidence-Based Data and Gender Responsive Support"project created under the Regional Refugee Resilience Plan (3RP) provides information about the project's details.
The project contributes to two main objectives:
a) Conduct evidence-based needs sssessment through nation-wide data on the imminent and longer-term needs of Syrian women and girls under temporary protection in Turkey through qualitative and quantitative research methologies. In 2017, UN Women and Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (SGGD ASAM) conducted a needs sssessment of Syrian women and girls under temporary protection status in Turkey, and this follow up assessment will provide up-to-date information on the longer term impact of the protracted crisis on Syrian women and girls in Turkey.
b) Provide gender responsive protection and livelhood support, targeting minimum 1,000 Syrian and host community women in Gaziantep and Izmir (Turkey), with special attention to vulnerable women and girls from refugee and host communities affected by multiple and/or intersecting forms of vulnerabilities. This will done mainly via the contribution to the provision of gender-responsive protection support (referrals, psycho-social support, legal assistance, emergency cash assistance, etc.) and contribution to the the provision of livelihoods support including digital/computer, financial, Turkish language skills to increase employability of vulnerable women through women’s safe spaces in Izmir and Gaziantep.
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Duygu Saykan Ruso, Visibility and Communications Consultant, UN Women Turkey, [ Click to reveal ]