Posts tagged humanitarian
VAWG and Humanitarian working groups provide evidence to Lords Sexual Violence in Conflict Committee

March 2016

The VAWG and Humanitarian Working Groups submitted written evidence for a House of Lords’ Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict Inquiry. The submission addresses the causes of sexual violence in conflict (SVC), prevention of SVC, the needs of survivors of SVC, women’s participation and accountability for SVC.

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Supporting Syria and the Region 2016 Conference

February 2016

GADN recommendations: As the UK co-hosted the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference 2016, GADN called on the Government to ensure that the rights and needs of women and girls are prioritised in line Women, Peace and Security commitments and international humanitarian law. Written in partnership with Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS).

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Joint Position calling for a pledge to empower women at the World Humanitarian Summit

August 2015

The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) aims at major global reforms to better protect and assist people affected by crisis. The Gender and Development Network alongside many other organisations have collectively called on the WHS to put women’s leadership, gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV) at the heart of these reforms.

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UNGA Review Event on the Call to Action on Violence against Women and Girls in Emergencies

September 2014

This briefing discusses how all donors and humanitarian actors participating in the Call to Action can take further steps to translate high level commitments to change on the ground, with the ultimate goal of improving the life, safety, dignity and resilience of women, girls and GBV survivors in current emergencies, including survivors of harmful practices like such as early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM).

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