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Identifying and Mitigating Gender-based Violence Risks within the COVID-19 Response (2020 update)

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Identifying and Mitigating Gender-based Violence Risks within the COVID-19 Response (2020 update)

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present an array of challenges, forcing nearly all types of basic service delivery – including, but not limited to, humanitarian response – to drastically adapt. As such, this document presents an initial summary of potential GBV (Gender-based violence) risk mitigation actions, based on established good practice, that are starting points to address GBV risks in this unprecedented situation. The GBV risk mitigation actions summarized in this document are presented in the spirit of collective and iterative problem-solving. 

Date of Publication
Target Audience
Civil Society
Government
Intergovernmental Organization
Migrant Association
Language
Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
No
Regional Review Process
No
Cross Cutting Theme
Keywords
COVID-19 and migration
Gender
Status
Published

Identifying and Mitigating Gender-based Violence Risks within the COVID-19 Response (2020 update)

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present an array of challenges, forcing nearly all types of basic service delivery – including, but not limited to, humanitarian response – to drastically adapt. As such, this document presents an initial summary of potential GBV (Gender-based violence) risk mitigation actions, based on established good practice, that are starting points to address GBV risks in this unprecedented situation. The GBV risk mitigation actions summarized in this document are presented in the spirit of collective and iterative problem-solving. 


*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).