Ebonyi State: Interventions & Impacts of EU-UN Spotlight Initiative
01 November 2023
Shelter and other social protection services provided
Development of State Action Plans
Development of a 5-year Strategic Plan for the Ministry of Women Affairs
The spotlight project created a space for institutionalization and effective implementation of relevant legal instruments in the state that led to the establishment of Safe spaces in schools; Nduru Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC); and Ebonyi state GBV Taskforce.
Increased number of convictions
Testimonies from the legal personnels trained showed that they engaged more GBV cases and recorded more convictions since the spotlight intervention opened the opportunity to reviews of the laws and policies applicable.