Uganda: Mitigating Risk of Sexual Violence and Strengthening Response for Children (WB-P161704)

  • Uganda
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 29, 2016
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Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development
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  • Education and Health
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.67 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 14, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 17, 2016

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Project Description
The objective of the Grant is to enhance referral mechanisms and improve integration of child survivors and those at risk of sexual violence into the social protection system. It will ensure that Guidelines for the National Social Protection system on how to target children at risk of sexualviolence are adopted by the Minstry of Gender, Labor and Social Development in their programs. A referral mechanism for children at risk, including survivors of sexual violence strengthened, in Kamwenge and Kabarole Districts. A minimum package of integrated services for survivors of sexual violence provided in Kamwenge and Kabarole Districts and guidelines to manage the risks of SGBV produced by large labor influx developed and disseminated at the national and district levels.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development Contact: Guillermo Galvan Title: Director, Territorial Development Tel: 50325601500 Email: Implementing Agencies Name: Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Contact: Guillermo Galvan Title: Director, Territorial Development Tel: 50325601500 Email: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: