Project Title

Supporting Four Months Campaigns on Gender based Violence – a Sub-grant by Gender Equity Program (GEP) - Cycle 4


United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under Gender Equity Program (GEP)


The duration of this program was 5 months, starting from December 01, 2011 to April 30, 2012.

Geographical Coverage

DTCE was the national coordinating and support sub-grantee for grant cycle 4. In addition, it was also entrusted with program implementation in some areas. Program events including grants opening and closing meetings were organized in Islamabad, Gilgit, Peshawar, and Muzafarabad while monitoring of program activities by other sub-grantees was undertaken in districts of Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Tank, Hangu, Dera Ismail Khan, Kohat, Karak, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Charsadda, Malakand, Buner, Shangla, Swat, Chitral, Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Mansehra, Haripur, Abbottabad, Kohistan, Battagram of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in districts of Ghizer, Hunza-Nagar, Skardu, Gilgit of Gilgit Baltistan and in districts of Muzaffarabad, Hattian Bala, Neelum, Bagh, Kotli, Sudhnoti, Mirpur, Rawlakot, Bhimber, Haveli of Azad Jammu Kashmir.


This sub-grant was expected to provide support to the organizations, selected by Gender Equity Program (GEP) to manage the campaign in the four provinces, it also entailed organization of campaign activities in GB, AJK and KP. The sub-grant also provided support to GEPs Islamabad office in planning and organizing national level activities under the four months campaign. DTCE provided the lead for development of a 'plan of action' for the entire campaign. The plan of action defined, finalized detailed & coordinated the activities for the entire campaign focusing primarily on advocacy efforts to address Gender Based Violence (GBV) and strengthen enabling mechanisms for ensuring attainment of women's social, economic and political rights.


To organize grant opening and closing meetings
To monitor 50 % sub-grantees activities
To implement campaign activities in GB, AJK, KPK

Key Results

Grant opening meeting organized on 19-20 December 2011 in Islamabad
Total 11 events celebrating 16 Days of Activism, National Women's Day and International Women's Day organised in Abbottabad, Gilgit, Islamabad, Muzaffarabad, and Peshawar in which 750 males and 1252 females participated.
127 events (55% of total events held) monitored in AJK, KPK, and GB
Grant closing meeting organized on 24-25 December 2012 in Islamabad
Last updated: 19.11.2013

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