Southeastern Women Development Association (SEWODA)





Southeastern Women Development Association (SEWODA)

SEWODA is a women-led NGO that was founded in 1996 to address the specific needs of women and girls in the remote southeastern region of Liberia, where communities lack access to many vital resources. SEWODA works to foster women's participation in peacebuilding and decision-making processes by providing trainings on human rights and women's rights and on preventing domestic violence, rape and forced marriage.


Prevention of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Purpose: To reduce the incidence of sexual and gender-based violence by raising awareness via community radio, holding dialogues with local leaders and youth, and sharing information on how to seek legal redress.

Project Grant Amount $35,000
Total Grants Received $50,000
Years Supported 2
Population Served Men, Adolescent girls, Youth, Women