Handicap International

Ubuntu Care: Evaluating a child-centred approach to reducing sexual violence against children with disabilities in Burundian society, BURUNDI

Programme to be evaluated: Ubuntu Care – programme aimed at reducing the levels of sexual violence affecting children, especially those living with disabilities, by adopting an holistic approach that includes children’s empowerment; awareness raising for families and communities and national violence prevention and child protection system strengthening.
Implementing agency: Handicap International
Evaluation methodology: Quasi-experimental design. Mixed quantitative-qualitative.
Evaluating agency: University of New South Wales.
Principal Investigators: Eileen Pittaway, Linda Bartolomei, Jung-Sook Lee (University of New South Wales) and Georgia Swan (independent evaluator)
Duration: November 2012 – November 2015 (3 years)
Grant Amount: € 123,415 [Total evaluation budget: € 196,533]