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CEDOVIP in partnership with the Human Rights Center at the Berkeley Law School, University of California, United States of America with support from UN Women and Embassy of Sweden have embarked on the process developing a handbook on investigation, prosecution and adjudication of sexual and Gender based violence in both development and humanitarian settings.

CEDOVIP in partnership with Office of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, and The Human Rights Centerunder the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law with support from UN WomenUganda  has undertaken a process to develop a comprehensive handbook for handling SGBV cases in both development and humanitarian settings.

The tool will provide practical tips  for all key stakeholders (police, prosecutors, healthcare workers, probation and armed forces/army) on how to address and respond to SGBV. So far a working team comprising of the above stakeholders has been created to support the development of the tool.

A draft handbook is expected by November 2018.

Training manual for judicial officers on Gender Based Violence in Uganda.The manual is a 2018 priority product of team effort from CEDOVIP, Staff from Judicial Training Institute and UN Women Uganda. The manual is a much needed tool for the capacity building of judicial officers on GBV to enable GBV survivors/victims to access justice and to hold perpetrators accountable for their actions. CEDOVIP role is to provide technical support to the Judicial Training Institute to review its training manual for judicial officers on Gender Based Violence.

The module is divided into six (6) modules aimed at building knowledge, influencing positive change in attitudes and building skills for judicial officers on handling GBV cases within the criminal justice system in Uganda. Pre- test and validation of the draft manual is scheduled for the month of October coordinated by the Judicial Training Institute.