Proposals Violence Prevention
This project will be of ICT approach target people beginning lives independent free from their childhood homes. People are willing to talk about their childhood experiences with their parents or caretakers. People recall most actions of their parents. This project aims at training its members to sound and record their memories of most moments at their childhood homes.
According to 2006 Uganda Demographic Health Survey, 24% of women aged 15-49 reported that their first sexual experience was forced against their will. 54% of these women were 19 years of age or younger when they first experienced sexual violence. The project will utilize mobile phone technology, a web monitoring system to respond to childhood sexual violence and link communities to strengthen and support traditional protection mechanisms.
This project will support female students in the target locality to end harmful traditional practices. In Ethiopia in general and Dukem locality in particular, access to the internet is insignificant. The girls in the locality will share their experiences in fighting harmful traditional practices through school mini media and local community radios. ICEDA will translate and upload the recorded audios to the national and international literates.