1999 - 2013
The International Rescue Committee staff will train local NGOs in best practices for protection from and response to sexual violence in emergency settings in Africa.
The proposed grant will renew support for activities to improve child protection in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The work will center in North and South Kivu where the organization will increase the capacity of community-based networks to better monitor, report, and respond to violence against children in the Kivus and communication links between community-based networks and relevant national and international authorities will be strengthened.
To support human rights reporting and related post-conflict development activities (over three years).
In support of emergency response to humanitarian crises around the world (over three years).
For efforts to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan.
For activities on behalf of refugees and internally displaced persons in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
To support the Global Refugee Protection Support Project (over three years).
To develop community rehabilitation programs for Rwandese adolescents and young adults.