Cabo Delgado GBV Response Factsheet - October 2021

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Gender Based Violence (GBV) is an alarming concern in Cabo Delgado. Women and girls are at particular risk of multiple forms of GBV before, during and after displacement.
UNHCR works with displaced and host communities, partners, and local authorities to respond to and prevent GBV in northern Mozambique.
There is an urgent need for additional funding to enhance crucial GBV prevention and response activities in Cabo Delgado.


January – October 2021

  • 43,000 displaced people in vulnerable locations accessed specialized GBV services

  • 21,000 people reached by GBV prevention and response awareness campaigns

  • 6 mobile safe spaces providing integrated GBV, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) services

  • 100% of GBV survivors who approach UNHCR supported with psychosocial counselling

  • 500 partner and government staff and community volunteers trained on GBV prevention and response

  • 48 GBV service providers trained on GBV Case Management including government services

  • 6 GBV referral pathways linking survivors to services established

  • 152 trained GBV community volunteers providing awareness and referrals to GBV services