Posted by in News on August 12, 2015

An Information System for Gender-Based Violence Care and Support: Botswana

In Botswana, there was no organized system to address if referrals to outside services were made, if they were taken up, or what outcome resulted as in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa,

GBV survivors require care and support services that cut across sectors that normally do not work together, such as education, health, legal/justice, and social welfare. For example, when a GBV client presents at a health facility, it is likely that the client will need services currently not available within the health sector, such as police or legal services.

A new system has been planned and is ready to be piloted. When piloted, the new system, which uses mobile-based technology, will replace the way referrals are taking place.

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Source: Measure Evalution