Akwaba Mousso

An integrated service center, unique in Côte d'Ivoire.

Our teams take care of women and children who are victims of violence, free of charge, in a secure, confidential and caring environment.


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The pillars

We have a secure space dedicated to defending women’s rights, with a hostel for the most vulnerable women and their children (single, family and dormitory rooms). children (single rooms, family rooms and dormitories).

We offer medical care with consultations provided by healthcare professionals (doctors and gynecologists), with an emphasis a focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).

Our psychologists organize individual and/or group follow-up, depending on the needs expressed by the survivors. We set up themed discussion groups and art therapy sessions, with specially trained psychologists and volunteers.

Our legal experts inform survivors of their rights. With the support of lawyers, we accompany them through the process if they express the need.

self-confidence

Together with our psychologists and social workers, we organize workshops and socio-educational activities to help women learn more about their bodies, their environment and their rights.

Thanks to our professional integration officers and our network, we give survivors access to career guidance workshops, internships, training and jobs, enabling them to take charge of their lives and assert their fundamental rights.

RESEARCH

Our team of researchers has set up a system for producing evidence-based data on gender-based violence (GBV).

Prevention
and awareness

Our teams go out into communities to create a favorable environment for the affirmation and defense of women’s rights.

Our Values

Believe

Don’t judge

Maintaining confidentiality

Guaranteeing beneficiaries’ autonomy in their career paths


Akwaba Mousso : our values

Serving Survivors
Keeping our door open
Welcoming with kindliness
Listening without judging
Helping Survivors to let go of guilt
Maintain a confidential setting

Allow survivors to choose their own path within Akwaba Mousso

Our center was created to provide a simple response to an alarming observation

Domestic violence

70% of women living in Abidjan are affected

Rape

More than two women get raped every day in Côte d'Ivoire, a figure that is underestimated by many

Early marriages

1/3 of young girls in Côte d'Ivoire are married before the age of 18

Maternal mortality

Unsafe abortions account for 15% of maternal mortality, placing Côte d'Ivoire behind Mali and Niger.

Genital mutilation

1/3 of Ivorian women are affected

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Notre centre est situé dans la commune de Cocody, à Abidjan.
Si vous êtes victime de violence et que vous voulez prendre un rendez-vous, appelez le
07 69 84 84 84 - 05 07 48 60 70 ou laissez-nous un message SMS ou Whatsapp.
Vous pouvez aussi envoyer un mail sur notre courriel confidentiel bonjour@akwabamousso.org

Vous pouvez aussi contacter le 1308, numéro vert mis en place par le Programme national de lutte contre les violences basées sur le genre (PNLVBG).

En attendant, vous pouvez contacter :
– le 1308, numéro vert mis en place par le Comité national de lutte contre les violences faites aux femmes et aux enfants
– la Ligue ivoirienne des Droits des Femmes au 0757204456
– Stop au chat noir au 0787859443
– le Collectif des Activistes de Côte d’Ivoire

 

Our center is located in the Cocody district of Abidjan. If you are a victim of violence and would like to make an appointment, please call +225 07 69 84 84 84 / +225 05 07 48 60 70 or leave us an SMS or Whatsapp message. You can also send an e-mail to bonjour@akwabamousso.org

You can also contact: :

 

– the 1308, toll-free number set up by the National Committee for the fight against violence against women and children

– the Ivorian league for Women’s rights at +225 0757204456

 

Nous sommes en train de lever des fonds pour ouvrir notre centre au plus vite et pouvoir venir en aide aux survivantes de violences.