Gender Equality is Critical to Reducing Gender-Based Violence

Gender-based violence (GBV) violates fundamental human rights and is a major barrier to achieving gender equality. During times of crisis and emergency, multiple risk factors increase the prevalence of gender-based violence (GBV) and exacerbate existing gender inequalities. These kinds of emergency situations can significantly weaken a society’s ability to protect women and girls.

“Opened My Eyes”

How ADRA’s TOGETHER project helped Oola change his life. Let’s talk about gender equality. Globally, it can mean the difference between life and death. According to UN Women, almost one in three women have suffered from physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their life.[1] Most of the violence is … read more