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Integrating GBV into Humanitarian Preparedness: Pacific Regional Brief

This brief aims to assist FCDO humanitarian teams in integrating gender-based violence (GBV) considerations in humanitarian preparedness work in the Pacific region, particularly focusing on large-scale disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions. It provides a summary of regional data on GBV and emerging practices on GBV integration in preparedness planning in the Pacific.

What difference are Feminist Foreign Policies making to ending Violence Against Women and Girls?

The report highlights the increasing global adoption of Feminist Foreign Policies (FFPs) and Feminist Development Policies (FDPs) since Sweden's pioneering initiative in 2014. Despite growing support, the world remains off track to eliminate violence against women and girls (VAWG) by 2023, a critical barrier to achieving Sustainable Development Goals. The brief assesses how existing FFPs and gender strategies address VAWG prevention and response, emphasizing the need for systemic change beyond rhetoric.

GBV Prevention in Refugee Camp Settings in Sub-Saharan Africa

This report addresses the issue of gender-based violence (GBV) in refugee camps, highlighting factors such as poverty, disrupted support systems, minority status, and limited access to essentials that contribute to increased risk. The report emphasizes the underlying root causes within camp settings, including gender inequality, patriarchal norms, alcohol/drug abuse, and controlling behaviors among men.

Refugee Women-led Organisations on the Frontline of Addressing GBV: Key Actions for the Global Refugee Forum

This policy brief summarises the pivotal role that refugee WLOs play in preventing and responding to GBV, as well as the systemic barriers they face. It aims to support specific and actionable pledges at the Global Refugee Forum.The insights are based on interviews with refugee WLOs in Kenya, Ukraine, South Sudan, Rwanda, Romania and Jordan, global organisations supporting refugee WLOs, and refugee leaders working with refugee women and youth networks. The brief also draws on a rapid desk review of the evidence.

Disability Inclusion Helpdesk Report No: 102 - Safe and ethical data collection on disability inclusion in Gender Based Violence (GBV) programming

This resource provides guidelines on safe and ethical data collection on disability inclusion in GBV programming, challenges and risks associated with data collection, and case studies of how well this has been done in programming. 

Annotated Bibliography: Integrating GBV Risk Mitigation in Programming and in Foster Care Procedures for Adolescent Girls on the Move in Europe

This annotated bibliography includes key resources and guidance related to integrating GBV risk mitigation in programming and in foster care procedures for adolescent girls on the move in Europe, with specific focus on Italy. It also looks at relevant experiences and best practices related to this from European and other countries.