Headshot of Ruijia Liu
MPP 2023
WAPPP Intern, Cultural Bridge
Kwanele, South Africa

Kwanele is currently developing a pilot project to assess how to best address GBV. Ruijia will be assisting the following potential programs:

  • Providing trauma support to girls and women who are abuse victims or networking with organizations that specialize in this.
  • Developing training for outreach workers in a spectrum of skills, so that they can provide support and guidance throughout different communities of Cape Town.
  • Providing legal support to abuse victims, which can include court preparations, legal advice, and logistical support to ensure women can get to court houses.
  • Running educational workshops at schools.
  • Doing research into trends around GBV, and using data and strategic partnerships to influence policy and legislation to protect victims.

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