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Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

Posted by: SAFE Administrator

Modified date: 10/23/2017

Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

Categories

Relevant sector: Protection

Resource type: Other

Resource use: Resource Mobilization & Advocacy

Language of the document: English


Author

Erin R. Kenny

Organization

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Description

This presentation by Erin R. Kenny of UNFPA provides a very good overview of gender based violence (GBV) for those new to the topic. It defines basic terms, answers common questions, and provides some guidance on designing appropriate GBV prevention and response programs. An additional resource, a timeline covering the evolution of GBV programs in emergencies, is available here: https://phap.org/sites/phap.org/files/civicrm/persist/contribute/files/150806-Evolution-of-GBV-Programmes-in-Emergencies.pdf Erin originally gave this presentation in a World Humanitarian Summit webinar on the subject of Gender Based Violence in Humanitarian Crises, hosted by Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP), on August 6th, 2015. A recording of the full session is available here: https://phap.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=301.

Year of publication

2015