Guidelines on Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings

Focusing on Prevention of and Response to Sexual Violence in Emergencies

No. of pages: 100

Publication date: 2005

Author: IASC

The primary purpose of these guidelines is to enable communities, governments and humanitarian organizations, including UN agencies, NGOs, and CBOs, to establish and coordinate a set of minimum multi-sectoral interventions to prevent and respond to sexual violence during the early phase of an emergency Twenty-five action sheets have been developed in 10 functional/sectoral areas.