Evaluation of Gender Based Violence Program
Practices of gender based violence of various sort like FGM and early marriage is usual in Mali.Gender based violence is a hindrance to development and a source to deprivation and marginalization. NCA started a Gender Based Violence Program in 2002 with funding from NORAD.fight violence against women in general, female genital mutilation and early marriage in particular. The Government and many civil society organizations have acquired competence for the fight against female genital mutilation and early marriage. An external evaluation of the fist phase of NCA Program was conducted as a prelude to developing the new 2005-2009 program, which is the subject of this evaluation.