Mozambique: Reinforcement of the movement for women's rights (Forum Mulher) (2013)

Project: promoting the sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls, and the combat on violence against women

Beneficiary: www.forumulher.org.mz

Duration: 2013-2016

Budget: 340.000 euro

At the end of September 2013, the Government of Flanders decided to contribute to this initiative. The aim of the project is to improve the human rights and gender situation in Mozambique.

The project was part of a strategic plan of the umbrella organisation “Forum Mulher”. Local, as well as international NGOs and donors are part of this organisation.

Through reinforcing the Mozambican movement for women's rights, the project wants to promote the sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls, and the combat on violence against women. More specifically the project’s purpose is to:

  • improve the quality of provision of services to victims of domestic violence against women by monitoring the implementation of the law on this subject
  • improve female rights, more specifically women’s right on safe abortion
  • reinforce the organisation in the field of monitoring and evaluation