Training and capacity development

  • Training for judges, prosecutors, and informal sector actors about dynamics of violence against women and how it differs from other crimes that are not based on gender
  • Technical assistance, consultation, and training for justice sector actors on effective protection and resolution of VAW cases
  • Training for informal sector actors about laws and process in the formal sector and vice versa
  • Introducing law students to informal justice systems
  • Increasing technical, managerial, financial, and administrative skills of civil society groups that interact with formal and informal sector
  • Training paralegals on how and when to bridge the formal and informal sectors
  • Developing infrastructure and record-keeping capacity
  • Developing adequate capacity to provide the requisite follow-up supports