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Women, girls, boys and men different needs equal opportunities. Gender Handbook in Humanitarian Action.


This handbook offers practical guidance on identifying and addressing the differing needs and situations of women, girls, boys and men; in other words, being sensitive to gender issues in humanitarian crises. The IASC Guidelines for Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings serve as a complement to this handbook and should be used in conjunction with it.

Updated September 1, 2009.