Types of Violence - - International

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence against Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons

30.08.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

These Guidelines provide a framework for developing effective prevention and response strategies to combat sexual and gender-based violence against refugees. . They examine the root causes of and factors contributing to sexual and gender-based violence and suggest practical actions to be taken to help prevent and respond to this kind of violence. The guidelines as well emphasise the importance of involving the refugee community, especially women and girls, in planning, implementing and evaluating activities designed to prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based violence.


  • Type of publication : Toolbox / Methodological guide
  • Author : United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • Publishing house : United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • Publication date : 2003
  • Number of pages : 158
  • Language : English


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