How to support survivors of gender-based violence when a GBV actor is not available in your area

IASC, Global Protection Cluster

A STEP-BY-STEP POCKET GUIDE FOR HUMANITARIAN PRACTITIONERS The Pocket Guide and its supporting materials provide all humanitarian practitioners with information on:

  • How to support a survivor of gender-based violence (GBV)
  • Who discloses their experience of GBV with you
  •  In a context where there is no GBV actor (including a GBV referral pathway or a GBV focal point) available.
Background note and FAQs can be accessed here. User guide can be accessed here.

Key wordsgender based violence / human rights / mental health / psychosocial intervention / sexual violence