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Guidelines for Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings - Focusing on Prevention of and Response to Sexual Violence in Emergencies

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The guidelines are the latest step in an international effort to effectively prevent and respond to sexual violence in emergency settings. Developed by a coalition of United Nations agencies, academic institutions, and local and international NGOs, the guidelines outline a range of activities to be undertaken by a variety of actors working in different sectors. The activities include: putting women in charge of emergency food distribution to minimize the risk of sexual exploitation and abuse; working with displaced communities to make sure women are not vulnerable to attack on their way to latrines or to collect fuel wood; and providing medical care and psychological support for victims of sexual violence.

Contents:
- Chapter 1. Introduction
- Chapter 2. Terms and Definitions
- Chapter 3. Gender-based violence interventions in humanitarian settings
- Chapter 4. Action Sheets for Minimum Prevention and Response

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