Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) is widespread in African Communities. There is overwhelming evidence that there is a high level of domestic and sexual violence perpetrated against women and girls in communities at all socio-economic levels and among all ethnic groups. Women and girls are more affected than men and boys across the board. Violence against women and girls is still regarded by many as a way of life.
Therefore, HADS implements SGBV projects that provides multi-sectoral prevention of response and protection for women and girls through:
preventing and responding to sexual and gender based violence.