Recommendations include increased funding, and coordinated actions across three primary domains: GBV risk mitigation; response services; prevention services.
Gender-based violence and COVID-19: The complexities of responding to ‘the shadow pandemic’
This CARE policy brief explores the unique factors of the COVID-19 pandemic that increase the risk of gender-based violence for girls and women, particularly in crisis-affected settings. The brief considers the implications for humanitarian and development programming, and makes recommendations for donors, policy-makers, and implementing organisations to prioritise GBV prevention, response, and risk mitigation approaches as essential parts of COVID-19-related programming.
- Countries: Global
- Published: May 2020