Sexual violence against women and girls in war and its aftermath: realities, responses, and required resources

2006Jeanne Ward and Mendy Marsh

Addressing GBV requires coordinated, inter-agency, and multi-sectoral strategies that aim for prevention through policy reform and implementation of protective mechanisms and building the capacity of health, social welfare, legal and security systems to recognize, monitor, and respond to GBV; in addition to ensure rapid and respectful services to survivors (34 pages, .pdf. for historical reference).

Key wordsarmed conflict / children / gender based violence / human rights / reconstruction / refugees / sexual violence / women

CountriesAfrica / Asia / Colombia / Europe / Pakistan / USA