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


01 Feb

The Reality of Shifting Power to Local Actors: Case studies on child protection initiatives in Nigeria, Kenya, & Malawi

To better understand the experiences of local actors who have engaged with the international humanitarian response, the Care and Protection of Children (CPC) Learning Network and the Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR) documented initiatives aiming to increase engagement of national organisations in child protection coordination mechanisms across Nigeria, Kenya, and Malawi. There were many overlapping themes across the case studies, such as lack of funding for local organizations, operational capacity building needs/challenges, and more. During the webinar, we plan to share overarching findings from the three case studies, and have a candid discussion around approaches to transferring power into local hands, challenges, promising practices, and lessons learned.



Links Between Food Insecurity and GBV in Conflict-Affected Settings

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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

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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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