Voices from Sudan 2020: A qualitative assessment of gender based violence in Sudan

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Date published
18 Jul 2021
Impact evaluation
Assessment & Analysis, Conflict, violence & peace, Gender, Preventing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH)

This study is the first nation-wide, qualitative assessment of GBV that has ever been done in Sudan, co-authored by UNFPA and the Government of Sudan’s Combating Violence against Women Unit (CVAW). The report aims to complement existing methodologies for data gathering and analysis, by ensuring that the views, experiences and priorities of women and girls are understood and addressed.

The methodology for this assessment included 215 Focus Group Discussions with communities, 21 with GBV experts, and a documentary review of existing studies and assessments. The research was conducted in 60 localities and camps, across Sudan, between August and November 2020. Data was analyzed through a software for qualitative data analysis and a frequency analysis of answers was run. The methodological framework is based on that of Voices from Syria by the Whole of Syria GBV AoR. The analytical framework is based on the Sudan’s Standard Operating Procedures for addressing GBV.