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Type of provider
Individual Consultant
List of services offered
Safe programming
Standards, audits and reviews
Survivor-centred case handling and referrals
Systems and procedures for safeguarding implementation
Type of client
Community-based organisations
Non-Governmental Organisations
International Non-Governmental Organisations
Multi/bi-lateral donors of aid and development
United Nations
Government / Public Sector
Safeguarding expertise
Protection from sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment; PSEAH
Child safeguarding
Programmatic / thematic area(s)
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; WASH
Gender based violence/ Violence against women and girls
Context in which services are delivered
Geographical coverage
Languages spoken
Accessibility options

Samrawit has more than ten years of experience in the areas of Gender Based Violence  (GBV) Prevention and Response both in development and humanitarian settings. She has worked with different governmental, non-governmental, Community Based Organizations and UN agencies to establish and improve GBV systems in different capacities toward improving the wellness of women and girls. Samrawit has worked directly with refugees, Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and local communities and has experience working globally and nationally providing direct case management and psychosocial support services, coordinating with different agencies to establish systems to support survivors of GBV. 

Samrawit is part of the SASA! global technical advisers with Raising Voices, a proven and innovative GBV awareness raising approach and is active on UNFPA surge and CANADEM rosters.

She is trained on Sexual Abuse and Exploitation investigation and has established Community Based Complaints Mechanism (CBCM) in refugee camps in Ethiopia along with other organizations.

She is an engaging facilitator on various topics including Caring for Child Survivors training, developing referral pathways and standard operating procedure, GBV Information Management System (GBVIMS) and other topics.

Samrawit is a native Amharic and Tigrignya speaker, is fluent in English and has basic Italian language skills

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