Type of organisation: Local civil society organisation
Goal/Objective: ABAAD seeks to promote women’s equality and participation through policy development, legal reform, gender mainstreaming, engaging men, eliminating discrimination, and advancing and empowering women to participate effectively and fully in their communities.
Area of focus: GBV, Gender Equity, Women’s rights
Sector of intervention: Awareness raising and sensitisation, Legal support, Psycho-social support, Social development
Approach: Service provision, Research & documentation, Capacity building & Trainings, Engaging men, Advocacy & campaigning
- Women and girls - Men and boys - Policy and decision makers - Front Line workers such as Social workers, educators, facilitators and other professionals working directly with parents, children and populations affected by gender based violence.
1. Three Mid Way Houses for women and girls survivors of GBV 2. Men’s Center for men dealing with issues related to masculinities (violent behavior, discriminative attitudes, inability to emotionally express and victimization related to sexual orientation) 3. Playing for Gender Equality Training Programme 4. Engaging Religious Leaders in Ending VAW 5. From Closed Rooms to Court Rooms – Ensuring Access to Justice for All 6. Women, Peace and Security Agenda 7. VOICE and Accountability for Syrian Refugees’ Project 8. LANA: transformative Political Identities for Gender Equality in Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon 9. Strengthening GBV Response in Lebanon through One-Stop-Shops Modeling. 10. MenEngage Network 11. Clinical Management Of Rape training and services
Partnerships/Part of local, regional, and/or international network:
• Association for Women in Development (AWID) • The International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict • Say No – Unite to End Violence Against Women Campaign • GBV Prevention Network • EngageMen.net • MenEngage Network • Prevent Gender Based Violence (GBV) • Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation • 16 Days Global Campaign • International Women's Alliance • WLUML
Funding structure: International funds and grants