The Breaking Barriers/HAMORIS Activity

In November 2023, HAMNASA was awarded a four-year, USAID grant for an Activity called: Breaking Barriers, Building Better Livelihoods: Integrated Gender Based Violence (GBV) Response in Timor-Leste (Hakotu Bareira, Harii Moris Diak, Responde ba VBJ iha Timor-Leste, or HAMORIS in Tetum). The objective of Breaking Barriers is to dismantle systemic gender barriers by implementing integrated GBV prevention and response in four municipalities: Ermera, Liquica, Covalima and Bobonaro .

Breaking Barriers will comprise of four key areas of focus: Community engagement, Women’s economic empowerment, Male Engagement and GBV Health Provider training and follow-up sessions.