Asociacion de Mujeres Emprendedoras de Waslala (AMEWAS)

 

Country

Nicaragua

Organization

Asociacion de Mujeres Emprendedoras de Waslala (AMEWAS)

AMEWAS is a network of nine organizations founded in 2000 to decrease incidents of violence against women, youth, and girls by promoting gender equity, psychosocial healing, and access to the judicial system.

Project

Violence Prevention and Psychosocial Support

Purpose: To respond to widespread violence against women and girls by providing psychosocial support and shelter for victims, strengthening youth leadership to raise local awareness of sexual and gender-based violence, and conducting human rights advocacy with local institutions.

Project Grant Amount $27,000
Total Grants Received $138,162
Years Supported 7
Theme Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Women