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Guidance on mainstreaming the prevention of and response to Sexual and Gender Based Violence in emergency shelter programmes

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Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Language:English
Keywords:Capacity development, Children & young people, Gender, Health, Livelihoods, Shelter, Shelter and housing, Urban
Date published:June 2012
Pages:3pp

 

The theme of SGBV is currently at the forefront of numerous humanitarian projects since it pertains to a wide range of cross-cutting issues, notably protection, gender, education, health and human rights. Gender based violence is a widespread human rights violation which is deeply rooted in discriminatory cultural beliefs and attitudes that perpetuate inequality and powerlessness for women, girls, boys and men. Such factors are frequently aggravated in times of conflict and displacement during which the rule of law is eroded and community/family ties are frequently severed. Under these circumstances, the provision of adequately planned and implemented shelter projects can effectively contribute to decreasing the threat and likelihood of SGBV.

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