b'IMPACT STATEMENT 2023GENDERTo level the playing field, we recognise that weSupporting survivors of must do more to identify and respond to the diverse needs of women and marginalised groups throughGender-Based Violence addressing discriminatory laws, policies, and practices that prevent them from fully participating(GBV) in South SudanEQUALITY in and benefiting from all aspects of political,The South Sudan Medical Journal reports that South economic, cultural and social life.Sudans rate of GBV ranks second in East Africa, with 34% of women and girls experiencing physical violence, and 13.5% experiencing sexual violence in their lifetime. The true figures are likely to be higher.We aim to accelerate SDG 5Crown Agents is supporting the South Sudanese through ensuring that no onegovernment with the Health Pooled Fund (HPF) to deliver vital health services to its citizens, including is left behind, particularlyassistance to GBV survivors. We have established multiple one-stop GBV centres women and girls. that offer such support. In addition, we are providing capacity strengthening services to ensure healthcare workers at these centres have the latest training in delivering high-quality, survivor-centred care and the clinical management of rape. The centres also ensure the provision of medical supplies, such as post-exposure prevention, which can help protect against HIV infections, and emergency contraception.Building an inclusive future: our Support to Civil Society (SCSO) programme I offered counselling andin Ukraine treatment for survivors of Whilst Ukraine is in the process of rebuilding sexual violence so they couldits society from the devastation of ongoing war, Crown Agents is committed to supporting the most develop coping mechanisms.vulnerable through the FCDO-funded Support to GBV services help provideCivil Society Organisations (SCSO) programme. SCSO disburses funding to CSOs to assist with lifesaving tools to those whoreconstruction and recovery activities that meet the needs of marginalised citizens. would otherwise be deniedWithin the scope of the project, CSOs rehabilitate healthcare. health services, improve shelters for people with disabilities, help citizens rebuild their homes,Medical Clinical Officer, Ngongi Peter, one-stopsupport veterans to access legal support, return GBV centre, Yei County Hospital Ukrainian children from occupied to non-occupied territories and conduct advocacy activities toensure government policies are inclusive.DisbursedIn the last year, more than 126 CSOs receivedsome 3,000,000 within the programmes three 3,000,000 to grant windows.126 CSOs across Ukraine12 13'