Protecting and Empowering Adolescent Girls and Boys
This project aims to protect At-risk adolescent girls and boys between 11 and 18 years old (Syrian, Lebanese and/or other nationalities) from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation and empowered to raise their voice to claim their right to protection and gender equality.
The planned project activities include:
- 600 adolescent boys and girls (30% boys, 70% girls, 60% refugees and 40% Lebanese aged between 11 and 18 years old) participate in age- and gender appropriate social and recreational activities.
- 600 adolescent boys and girls participate in the life skills programme
- 600 adolescent boys and girls participate in protection risk and resource mapping in their localities.
- 15 peer groups develop action plans to promote a protective environment and organize their own activities
- 15 activities led by adolescent peer groups to promote social cohesion and a protective family- and community environment for girls and boys are conducted
- 360 parents and caregivers participate in positive parenting sessions
- 20 key community leaders are trained to prevent and respond to child protection concerns including child marriage and child labour
- Support adolescent girls and boys with urgent protection concerns with educational support (materials) and/or access to safe and quality educational services (e.g. school-plus/school support classes, basic literacy and numeracy, support to re-enrolment to formal education, preparatory education for enrolment in vocational training).
- Support older adolescent girls and boys (14-18 years) with vocational training (TVET, short and medium-term options between 6 and 12 month cycles) and start-up toolkits for entrepreneurship.
- Provide financial literacy classes to older adolescents (14-18 years) coupled with TVET.
- Where required, provide adult family members of the most vulnerable at-risk adolescent girls and boys with livelihoods support (employment or vocational training and small business start-up support) to support child protection and education outcomes (e.g. enrolment in school, transition out of child labour, prevention of child marriage).
Provide a safe space for childcare in parallel to educational and vocational training activities to facilitate young mothers’ and fathers’ attendance.
|Date||January 1, 2018|
|Location||Minnieh–Dennieh, Tripoli and Batroun Districts|
|Beneficiaries||Adolescent that are home bound, at risk of violence, abuse and exploitation and at-risk adolescent boys and girls.|
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