Resources on Gender-based violence

Young Persons with Disabilities: Global Study on Ending Gender-based Violence and Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights contains new qualitative, global research. This is an accessible version of the Global Study, in the form of an Easy Read report.

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This summary report highlights key messages and findings from a new qualitative, global study, Young Persons with Disabilities: Global Study on Ending Gender-based Violence and Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. The study provides an analysis on the situation of young persons with disabilities concerning discrimination and gender-based violence, including the impact on their sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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“Medicalization” of FGM refers to situations in which FGM is practised by any category of Health care Provider, whether in a public or a private clinic, at home or elsewhere. It also includes the procedure of reinfibulation at any point in time in a woman’s life.

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“Eso es lo único que quedó de mis dientes después de haber sido golpeada por mi esposo,” comenta Ameera*, una víctima de violencia que se encuentra en un albergue para mujeres en la región suroeste de Yemen.

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The conflict in Syria has created one of the most severe and protracted humanitarian crises in the world today. Millions have been displaced both inside the country and outside as refugees, especially in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. The crisis continues to devastate the country and shows few signs of letting up in the near future.

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Today, one in four young women will be married in childhood. Child marriage is a human rights violation on a vast scale and a major obstacle to sustainable development.

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How common is child marriage? How is child marriage connected to teen pregnancy?

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Module 5 of the Essential Services Package covers standards and guidelines for coordination and governance of coordination.

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Module 6 of the Essential Services Package is an implementation guide, produced in 2017.

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Module 4 of the Essential Services Package covers standards and guidelines for the social services sector.

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