Publications on Gender-based violence

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She is 10 years old. Capable of rapidly absorbing wisdom and knowledge from those around her, she is poised to one day become an inspiring leader, a productive worker, an innovator, a caring parent or any of the other...

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Millions of adolescent girls are in need of humanitarian assistance. A crisis heightens their vulnerability to gender-based violence, unwanted pregnancy, HIV infection, maternal death and disability, early and forced...

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More than Numbers is a reference tool for all sectors of the humanitarian community and a potential source for advocacy and planning for the prevention of and response to gender-based violence.    

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Today more than 75% of people affected by humanitarian crises are women and children. And adolescents aged 10-19 years constitute a significant proportion of the population in many conflict and post-conflict settings...

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The United Nations Joint Global Programme on Essential Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence (the Joint Global Programme) was officially launched by UNFPA and UN Women in December 2013, with support and...

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Despite the efforts and engagement of local and regional media in highlighting and denouncing gender-based violence against women and girls in the six countries most-affected by the Syrian crisis (Syria, Lebanon,...

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We live in a world where humanitarian crises extract mounting costs from economies, communities and individuals. Wars and natural disasters make the headlines, at least initially. Less visible but also costly are the...

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Gender based violence is a life-threatening, global health and human rights issue that violates international human rights law and principles of gender equality. In emergencies, such as conflict or natural disasters,...

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This compendium documents the key processes involved in initiating multi-stakeholder joint programming on violence against women. It culls interim lessons from 10 pilot countries. The report provides a pragmatic...

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This compendium documents the key processes involved in initiating multi-stakeholder joint programming on violence against women. It culls interim lessons from 10 pilot countries. The report provides a pragmatic...

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