Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action

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Cash and Voucher Assistance and GBV Risk Mitigation: Somalia

Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) experts from Somalia worked closely together between May 2020 and March 2021 to better understand the potential risks for women and girls that may be created by the provision of humanitarian cash assistance. Outcomes of this joint approach showcased the importance of concrete actions to ensure that CVA does not create more harm and GBV risks are mitigated before, during and after any humanitarian CVA intervention. This document highlights some of the key learning, listed below, which came out of this process.

Contributor: UNFPA
Region: North Africa, Middle East
Sector Resources: Cash, GBV Specialized Programming, Protection
Language: English
Year: 2021

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