Gender-based violence desk launches in Abyei

A gender-based violence desk has been inaugurated on Wednesday in Abyei Town, Abyei Administrative Area.

The center posted at headquarters of community police in Abyei Town was launched in presence of deputy chief administrator, UNISFA deputy force commander, caretaker head of health department, and head of UNISFA’s gender office. UNISFA gender office said the new center is a help for women volunteers who are working to fight gender-based violence.

The women used to work under trees handling gender-based violence cases.

The caretaker head of health department said that his administration would provide medical help to gender based violence survivors.

Dr. Ayom Korchiek Ayom pleaded with people not to coverup gender-based violence cases.
This is the first ever center in Abyei Town that handle gender-based violence related issues.