Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) organized a public event “State of Gender Based Violence Response Services in Sindh” under the Project “Policy Advocacy and Research to strengthen Implementation of pro women legislation and Gender Based Violence Response Services in Sindh. The event was organized in Karachi on 19th of April 2017” with the support of Australian Government and Trocaire.
The event was aimed to share the findings of situational analysis of Gender Based Violence Response Services available in Sindh for women survivors with representatives of key government departments and members of Provincial Steering Forum (PSF) including Women Development Department, Social Welfare Department, Health Department, Department of Planning and Development, Ministry of Human Rights and Police. The event was also organized to acquire feedback of all concerned departments who were amongst the participants of Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) and participants of Key Informant Interviews (KIIs) thus their opinion could also be sought and verified on findings of analysis. Another underlying objective of the event was to take on board the relevant stakeholders and obtain their ownership of findings for their follow up action plans and future measures to improve the GBV response services in Sindh.