Sexual violence is common in human contexts. Sexual violence becomes more acute in the wake of a natural disaster and occurs at every stage of the conflict. The victims of gender violence are usually women and adolescents, whose vulnerability is exacerbated in times of crisis.
Gendered violence continues to be an ongoing issue. With high rates of sexual violence, harassment, intimate partner violence, domestic violence and conflict.
Gender violence is the act of inflicting harm upon individuals and groups that is connected to normative understandings of their gender. Both women and men are victims of gender based violence. But women and girls are the majority group that experience gender violence.
While European institutions have implemented a plethora of initiatives. The European Union, United Nations declarations concentrate on structural rather than cultural change.
Sexual and reproductive health consequences, including forced and unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, traumatic fistula are some of the sexual violence victims go through. Moreover, sexually transmitted infections including HIV and even death are some of other cases victims of gender violence face. Gender-base violence is not a private matter, lets challenge it, let’s uncover it from the culture of silence that protects it, let’s strengthen legislation to criminalize this kind of sexual violence. Your donation will help fight the gender violence in humanitarian setting.