Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and COVID-19
Gender-Based violence refers to harmful acts directed at an individual based on their gender. It is rooted in gender inequality, the abuse of power and harmful norms. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious violation of human rights and a life-threatening health and protection issue.
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)
Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are fundamental human rights that are currently being denied or restricted in many parts of the world. SRHR include issues like abortion, HIV and other STIs, maternal health and rights, contraceptive access, gender-based violence, discrimination and stigma, and more.
Mental Health and Recovery Support
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.
Violence Against Children
Violence against children includes all forms of violence against people under 18 years old, whether perpetrated by parents or other caregivers, peers, romantic partners, or strangers.
Citizen Security, Law and Justice
Legislation that criminalizes violence against women and children codifies their rights to live free of violence. Learn more about the laws that currently exist to repress and make perpetrators accountable, and guarantee support to victims.
Technology safety is the concept that everyone has the right to use technology without being harassed or abused. Technology can be used both to keep women and children safe and misused by perpetrators to commit crimes of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, impersonation and harassment.