Sexual Violence and Genital Mutilation in Senegal (ViMoS) Phase II
Context Since 2014, the NGO ENDA Santé has been implementing the VIMOS project (Sexual Violence and Genital Mutilation in Senegal) in Casamance (Ziguinchor, Sédhiou and Kolda) with an opening to neighbouring countries (Gambia and Guinea Bissau). Funded by the Luxembourg NGO SAN ACCES and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the project aims to [...]
ENDA Santé equips media women on GBV
More than 10 women journalists (radio, written press, television...) were trained in leadership for a better handling of gender-based violence in Senegal. The workshop was organised by ENDA Santé with the cooperation of Luxembourg AID & DEVELOPMENT and the EU. This capacity building took place from 17 to 19 May [...]
Sexual violence: ENDA Santé sets up a sub-regional centre for integrated care
After more than a decade of advocacy and support for the management of violence against women, ENDA Santé is setting up a centre for the management of sexual violence. Through the VIMOS project (Sexual Violence and Genital Mutilation in Senegal), the organisation will soon be offering victims of violence a treatment centre [...].
Gender-based violence: Launch of a hotline in The Gambia
On 30 June 2020, a toll-free number, 13 13, was launched in The Gambia to provide assistance to women victims of gender-based violence. The launch was attended by the Minister of Women's Affairs and the First Lady of The Gambia. This toll-free number is the first of its kind in the [...]
Youth and risky behaviour: Mbour authorities join in awareness-raising
On the occasion of a Health Forum on the management of HIV and sexual violence on 02 May 2019 in Mbour, the office of ENDA Santé invited health professionals including the coordinator of the Ambulatory Treatment Unit, a Head Nurse, midwives and social workers but also the [...].
Official visit of the Director of Cooperation and Humanitarian Action of Luxembourg to Ziguinchor
The Director of Cooperation and Humanitarian Action of Luxembourg, Mr. Manuel Tonnar, made an official visit to Ziguinchor on 25 April 2019, accompanied by a strong delegation. This visit is part of the strengthening of the cooperation that Senegal and Luxembourg have maintained for over thirty (30) years. In Ziguinchor, [...]
Working visit of the Ambassador of Luxembourg to Ziguinchor
Mrs Nicole Bintner- Bakshian, Ambassador of Luxembourg to Senegal, made her first working visit to the region of Ziguinchor on 27 and 28 March 2019.During her stay, she held several working sessions with the administrative authorities and visited development projects supported by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Luxembourg is one of the [...]
Training of key populations on gender-based violence, human rights and HIV
Senegal is a country with a concentrated epidemic. Prevalence is low in the general population but is very high in key populations. The appropriation of interventions by the populations concerned is a determining aspect in the achievement of strategic objectives, in particular that of the 3-90 developed in the framework of the fight against HIV/AIDS.