European Union External Action

Real Talk Real Action: Preventing and Eliminating Early Marriages, Discrimination on Inheritance and Violence against LGBTI persons as a strategy to attain Gender Equality in Lesotho

21/05/2019 - 11:21
Democracy and Human Rights

The project aims at supporting the prevention and elimination of early marriages, discrimination on Inheritance of girl children and violence against LGBTI Persons as a strategy to attain gender equality in Lesotho.

The EIDHR aims to promote democracy and human rights worldwide through supporting civil society initiatives to help them become an effective force for political reform and the defence of human rights.

 

 

Project overview

 

The project aims to attain gender equality by contributing to the prevention and elimination early marriages, preventing the discrimination on inheritance of the girl child and stopping violence against LGBTI Persons.  

 

Duration

 

February 2016 - January 2019

 

Implementing Organization

 

Women and Law in Southern Africa Research and Education Trust - WLSA Lesotho

 

Associates 

 

The People's Matrix Association; Community of Women Living with HIV and AIDS in Lesotho

 

Benefitting Zone

 

Lesotho (Maseru, Mafeteng, Mohale's Hoek, Qacha's Nek, Thaba-Tseka)

 

Context

 

Gender Equality; End violence against women and girls 

 

 

Total Cost 

 

EUR 354, 818.02

 

EU Contracted Amount

 

EUR 337, 077.12

 

Funding Instrument

 

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) 2015

 

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