Assessing the methods used by TASO in creating awareness on gender based violence in Entebbe Municipality in Wakiso District.
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Many methods are used by TASO Entebbe center in creating awareness on gender based violence these are; face to face methods, group sessions methods, lecture methods, counseling methods, Home visit methods among others and they are all facilitated by the counselors, medics and sometimes expert clients. During awareness creation TASO experts follow the guide lines from the ministry of Health which are designed by the ministry itself. These methods are used through by TASO in creating awareness on GBV which include, use of the media, combining efforts with every partners in the community, to increase on the follow up, to go to the communities not sitting in offices, government should provide funds, more man power to offer counseling and so many others. one on one counseling, question and answer, teaching format like in a class room setting and discussions TASO Entebbe center uses methods that are gender sensitive in nature since they look at male and female, boys and girls in a broader perspective .The methods used by TASO in creating awareness on GBV are very effective in a way that there are positive outcomes seen through change of behavior from undesirable situations to desirable situations. In order these methods to be effective there many factors that have contributed to their effectiveness including, smooth relationship between facilitators and clients, offering professional counseling, offering sessions repeatedly, having dialogues with clients through discussions and follow ups by calling our clients and visiting them in their homes. Many strategies have been suggested in order to strengthen and enhance the existing methods used