"[A] first-of-its-kind global program dedicated to assisting victims of extreme forms of gender-based violence and harmful traditional practices around the world. The Initiative takes comprehensive steps to eradicate domestic violence, sexual assault, honor crimes and other forms of gender-based violence by providing critical support to survivors. By providing short-term emergency grants to cover medical care, emergency shelter, legal assistance, and other related costs, the program allows victims in urgent situations to access life-saving services."
Additional details are provided in this information sheet.
Other recent resources relating to GBV in emergencies were reported on in the following posts:
- Thematic Focus: Gender Issues (17 Feb. 2014)
- News: "Keep Her Safe" High-Level Meeting (13 Nov. 2013)
Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.