Our Priorities and Approaches

Social Inclusion, Gender Equity and Women Empowerment
In partnership with Somali authorities, communities, civil society organizations, service providers, and women's associations, SCC supports:

  • Prevention and elimination of every form of gender-based violence and discrimination.
  • Access to rights, economic opportunities, education, and health services for all.
  • Promotion of self-resilience, leadership, and empowerment of women and vulnerable groups.
  • Engagement of men and boys in promoting inclusion, gender equity, and women empowerment.
  • Support to systems, policies, and regulations that promote gender equity and inclusion of vulnerable groups.

Innovation and Good Practices for Social Change
SCC mainstreams innovative approaches and good practices that have effectively triggered RESILIENCE, EMPOWERMENT, and SUSTAINABLE CHANGE OF SOCIAL NORMS at the individual, community, and institutional levels.

Some of these approaches and good practices include:

Community-owned and led dialogues:
As powerful processes and spaces for critically examining and re-defining harmful social norms, adopting decisions, and committing to change.

Communication for social change:
SCC supports target groups to design, conduct, and evaluate impactful campaigns and events geared to convey messages for social change, (cultural events and exhibitions, public hearings, school contests, public art, storytelling, screenings, TV and radio programs)