GBViE Minimum Standards FAQs

Publication Date: 2015
Author: UNFPA
Publisher: UNFPA

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These frequently asked questions explain the purpose and use of the Minimum Standards for Prevention & Response to Gender Based Violence in Emergencies. For more information, go here

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