CARE Burundi and partners have been advocating to the Government of Burundi to amend the gender-based violence (GBV) law through CARE Netherlands Every Voice Counts programme.
Using a different approach to advocacy, CARE Burundi has been using the Community Score Card, storytelling contests, and innovation events where the public can discover and share solutions on how to respond to GBV at scale. Perhaps what has been most helpful has been going together with female Parliamentarians and government officials to communities to learn directly from those affected by violence.
We have created a learning document to highlight how we have lobbied and advocated in Burundi to give a glimpse into interventions, both innovative and those that we know work, alongside our lessons learned and opportunities for advancement.
During the 16 Days of Activism for the Elimination of GBV,we aim to share not only this resource, but also some inspiration for how we, together, can achieve gender equality and eliminate GBV.
Read more: tinyurl.com/GBVInBurundi
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