Date :16th August 2022

Two Delegations from the ministry of gender child an social welfare went  to Ethiopia and South Africa respectively, led by Undersecretary National MoGCSW and State Minister MoGCSW Upper Nile. Total 7 members in each representing MoGCSW (national and State), MoH, civil society, and  UNFPA.


The Objectives of the study tour was;

  • To learn best practices from SA and Ethiopia in establishment and management of shelters and hotlines.
  • To learn about the supportive policies and legal frameworks for the protection of GBV survivors.
  • To gain insight to guide the design, construction and operational aspects of the shelter management and the linked referral services and challenges therein.
  • Find out about the role of different actors, especially, the government and the civil society for effective referrals and division of responsibilities.