Violence against Women Youth Innovation Camp



In Egypt violence against women (VAW) is a big problem. The most prevalent cases of VAW are sexual harassment, domestic violence, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), forced marriage and systematic socio-economic discrimination. UNDP partnered with the National Council for Women and Vodafone Foundation to organize the first ever Egyptian “Violence Against Women Youth Innovation Camp”. Over three days, 35 young Egyptian women and men collaborated to analyze the root causes of under-reporting, anddeveloped testable solutions to encourage citizens to take a stand. Storytelling was at the center of the methodology; an “empathy map” was created to give the youth a judgment-free space to share their personal experiences. All stakeholders are collaborating with the aim of implementing a new reporting mechanism in Egypt.


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