GBV AoR aims to eliminate gender-based violence in emergencies. 


25 Jan

Promoting Healthy Masculinities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

SEED Foundation is proud to jointly host this event with Promundo-US, a global leader in advancing gender equality and preventing violence by engaging men and boys in partnership with women, girls and individuals of all gender identities. 



Links Between Food Insecurity and GBV in Conflict-Affected Settings

Dec 16, 2021 The global rise in food insecurity has disproportionately affected women: whereas the prevalence of moderate to severe food insecurity was 6% higher in women than men in 2019, it ...

How to implement a survivor-centered approach in GBV programming (CARE-GBV)

Dec 15, 2021 USAID’s Collective Action to Reduce Gender-Based Violence (CARE-GBV) has shared a how-to note and infographic to support USAID staff and implementing partners who have a role ...

Why Not Local? Gender-based Violence, Women’s Rights Organisations, and the Missed Opportunity of COVID-19 - IRC 2021

Dec 07, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a devastating toll on women and girls’ safety in already complex humanitarian emergencies. Risk mitigation measures to prevent the spread of the vir...

The GBV AoR brings together non-governmental organisations, UN agencies, academics and others under the shared objective of ensuring life-saving, predictable, accountable and effective GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response in emergencies, both natural disaster and conflict-related humanitarian contexts.


Key Documents

GBV AoR Strategy 2021-2025

The GBV AoR Strategy 2021-2025 sets out the strategic objectives until  2025.

Inter-Agency Minimum Standards for Prevention and Response to GBV in Emergencies - GBV AoR 2019

This resource presents 16 Minimum Standards for GBV prevention and response programming in emergencies. As a whole, the 16 Minimum Standards defi...

Handbook for Coordinating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Emergencies

This handbook is a quick-reference tool that provides practical, field-level guidance to establish and maintain a GBV sub-cluster in a humanitari...

Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action

These Guidelines provide practical guidance and effective tools for humanitarians and communities to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and eva...

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