Publications on Gender-based violence

Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities.

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This Journalist’s Handbook offers a series of guides, tips and insights on the fundamentals of gender-based violence, its root causes, and the principles of ethically reporting on it.

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Costing the Three Transformative Results focuses on new research to estimate the costs associated the global effort led by UNFPA to: (a) end preventable maternal deaths, (b) end the unmet need for family planning, and...

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This resource presents 16 Minimum Standards for the prevention of and response to gender-based violence in emergencies.

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In 2018, we at UNFPA set in motion a strategic effort, based on quality data, to achieve three zeros by 2030: zero unmet need for contraception; zero preventable maternal deaths; and zero gender-based violence and...

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This report presents an analysis of the recommendations made by the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) on the issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender-based violence. It...

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These guidelines are part of UNFPA's We Decide Programme aimed at promoting the rights of women and young persons with disabilities. 

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The cover of the report shows humanitarian aid works providing supplies to affected communities

UNFPA responds to emergencies in some of the world’s poorest countries, delivering life-saving sexual and reproductive health supplies and services to protect the rights, safety and dignity of women and young people...

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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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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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