Resources on Gender-based violence

Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and those in extreme poverty, worse. This needs to be considered, given the different impacts surrounding detection and access to treatment for women and men.

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This is the fifth chapter of Costing the Three Transformative Results, which focuses on new research to estimate the costs associated the global effort led by UNFPA towards: (a) ending preventable maternal deaths, (b) ...

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This is the fourth chapter of Costing the Three Transformative Results, which focuses on the estimated cost of ending child marriage.

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This is the third chapter of Costing the Three Transformative Results, which focuses on the estimated cost of ending female genital mutilation.

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

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This summary presents a description of the analysis of recommendations made at working sessions of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). The study also reviews the implementation of these recommendations by United Nations Member States. 

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The humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world. Nearly four years of conflict has led to the collapse of the economy and social services. Millions of Yemenis are hungrier, sicker and more vulnerable than a year ago.

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Gender-based violence (GBV) is one of the most pervasive, under-reported and unaddressed human rights violations in the world. It knows no social, economic or national boundaries. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is working to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in 135 countries or territories worldwide, among them 43 crisis-affected countries experiencing conflict or natural disasters.

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When Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on 4 October, it caused the worse devastation since the 2010 earthquake. UNFPA is assessing the needs of affected women and girls, and is providing care, support and assistance.

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