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What Can I Do?...STOP Gender-Based Violence

Supporting migrant women and girls by empowering and encouraging them to let their voices be heard...

Our Mission

Our project mission is to continue building the capacity of migrant women, by providing services and support that is language specific. Thus increasing their knowledge of legal/human rights, empowering women to make their voices heard and  seek help.

let's Stand Together

Share your experience of Gender-Based Violence, Let's Document and Redress it.

Types of violence

The United Nations defines violence against women as “any act of gender-based-violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life.” Violence & Abuse can come in many different forms. Domestic Violence includes abuse that is physical, sexual, emotional, economic, psychological, dating-related, focused on children and the elderly, and stalking. Learn more about the different forms below:

Did you Know?

During the last 12 months, 243 million women and girls globally aged 15 -49 have been subjected to physical or sexual violence perpetrated by an intimate partner.
1 in 3 women and girls experience physical intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
More than 50,000 women in Suriname have experienced one or more acts of physical and sexual violence by male partners .
Emotional violence is most common in Suriname at about 35%.
Women between the ages of 25-29 were noted to be more likely than women from any other age group to currently be experiencing physical intimate partner violence.

let's Stand Together

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD

Recognise the signs of abuse, so that you are able to offer support or resources to a friend or loved one who may be experiencing gender-based violence.

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OUR VOICE!

Listen to these inspirational women and NGO's as they give their empowerment to others. Remember you are not alone, let your voice be heard and inspire others.

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We at SBBSL strive to reduce social inequalities by promoting cultural integration and sharing of ideas, experiences and knowledge. As such we are obliged to take measures to protect ourselves and the community we serve. Hence we have made the decision to provide all of our services online and remote. Please contact us to make an appointment should you want to speak with us in person at your residence or a neutral location.

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