Name of organization/institution

ZOA

Website URL

www.zoa-international.com

Organization details

Civil Society Organization

Description of your organization/institution

ZOA is an international relief and recovery organisation supporting vulnerable people affected by violent conflicts and natural disasters in fragile states, by helping them to rebuild their livelihoods. Countries where ZOA is present are Burundi, Colombia, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Iraq, Liberia, Myanmar, Nigeria, South sudan, Sudan, Syria, Uganda, Ukraine and Yemen.

Strategic outcome

1. Participation - More women hold leadership positions, and women participate equally and meaningfully in decision-making processes at every level in the interests of peace and security, including conflict prevention and resolution, peacebuilding, protec, 2. Prevention - Conflict prevention and the prevention of violent extremism, including of related violence against women and girls, is based on the human rights approach and starts from the principle of human security. Prevention policy and its implementa, 3. Protection - Women and girls, as well as men and boys, in and from conflict situations, are protected against all forms of conflict-related violence, including sexual and gender-based violence. Their rights are safeguarded and enforceable, 4. Relief, reconstruction and recovery - Meet the needs and contribute to the empowerment of women and girls

Sub-outcome 1

1.1 Enhanced enabling conditions for equal and meaningful participation of women and girls

Sub-outcome 2

2.1 Local, multi-dimensional peaceful conflict prevention is given priority

Sub-outcome 3

3.1 Women and girls have access to security and justice systems

Sub-outcome 4

4.1 Improved physical, mental, psycho-social health of women and girls, 4.2 Improved socio-economic position women and girls

What type of investments will you make to contribute to the selected outcome(s)?

Progammitic

Description/comments

Focus on ZOA's contribution to the WPS outcomes is the improved participation of women in local peace committees and local peace processes, and improved access of women to conflict resolution. Another important contribution is the Community Based Sociotherapy approach which supports women (and men) for an improved participation and voice of women in peace processes and local governance.

Country/Region

Liberia, DR Congo, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan

What is the time frame for your pledged outcome(s) and investment(s)

5 years - 2025