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Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.

Gender-based violence undermines the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in a culture of silence.

UNFPA is one of the UN's lead agencies working to further gender equality and women’s empowerment, and to address the physical and emotional consequences of gender-based violence. UNFPA’s programmes offer psychosocial assistance, medical treatment and rape kits to survivors, and promote the right of all women and girls to live free of violence and abuse.

Crisis settings – affecting many Arab countries today - generally increase women’s vulnerability and makes them more likely to become victims of gender-based violence.  

Here is a quick fact sheet on gender-based violence in Djibouti and UNFPA’s response. 

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Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.

Gender-based violence undermines the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in a culture of silence.

UNFPA is one of the UN's lead agencies working to further gender equality and women’s empowerment, and to address the physical and emotional consequences of gender-based violence. UNFPA’s programmes offer psychosocial assistance, medical treatment and rape kits to survivors, and promote the right of all women and girls to live free of violence and abuse.

Crisis settings – affecting many Arab countries today - generally increase women’s vulnerability and makes them more likely to become victims of gender-based violence.  

Here is a quick fact sheet on gender-based violence in Oman and UNFPA’s response. 

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Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.

Gender-based violence undermines the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in a culture of silence.

UNFPA is one of the UN's lead agencies working to further gender equality and women’s empowerment, and to address the physical and emotional consequences of gender-based violence. UNFPA’s programmes offer psychosocial assistance, medical treatment and rape kits to survivors, and promote the right of all women and girls to live free of violence and abuse.

Crisis settings – affecting many Arab countries today - generally increase women’s vulnerability and makes them more likely to become victims of gender-based violence.  

Here is a quick fact sheet on gender-based violence in Palestine and UNFPA’s response. 

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Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.

Gender-based violence undermines the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in a culture of silence.

UNFPA is one of the UN's lead agencies working to further gender equality and women’s empowerment, and to address the physical and emotional consequences of gender-based violence. UNFPA’s programmes offer psychosocial assistance, medical treatment and rape kits to survivors, and promote the right of all women and girls to live free of violence and abuse.

Crisis settings – affecting many Arab countries today - generally increase women’s vulnerability and makes them more likely to become victims of gender-based violence.  

Here is a quick fact sheet on gender-based violence in Iraq and UNFPA’s response. 

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Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.

Gender-based violence undermines the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in a culture of silence.

UNFPA is one of the UN's lead agencies working to further gender equality and women’s empowerment, and to address the physical and emotional consequences of gender-based violence. UNFPA’s programmes offer psychosocial assistance, medical treatment and rape kits to survivors, and promote the right of all women and girls to live free of violence and abuse.

Crisis settings – affecting many Arab countries today - generally increase women’s vulnerability and makes them more likely to become victims of gender-based violence.  

Here is a quick fact sheet on gender-based violence in Morocco and UNFPA’s response. 

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Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.

Gender-based violence undermines the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in a culture of silence.

UNFPA is one of the UN's lead agencies working to further gender equality and women’s empowerment, and to address the physical and emotional consequences of gender-based violence. UNFPA’s programmes offer psychosocial assistance, medical treatment and rape kits to survivors, and promote the right of all women and girls to live free of violence and abuse.

Crisis settings – affecting many Arab countries today - generally increase women’s vulnerability and makes them more likely to become victims of gender-based violence.  

Here is a quick fact sheet on gender-based violence in Lebanon and UNFPA’s response. 

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A new health facility and new women and girls safe spaces started providing services in two hard to reach communities in Idleb, Syria.

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Against the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation, the threat of famine and the urgent need for resources, a High-Level Pledging Conference for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen was convened in Geneva on 25 April 2017. International donors pledged nearly $1.1 billion to help scale up life-saving aid to millions of people in need. Pledges were made by 48 Member States, the European Commission, the Central Emergency Response Fund and four NGO/humanitarian organizations. The top ten countries pledging included: United Kingdom, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, European Commission, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, United States, Japan, Germany, Sweden, and Canada.

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According to the IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix, 369,000 individuals had been displaced from West Mosul between 25 February to 23 April 2017. Departures continue to surpass arrivals at camps east of Mosul. Between 19 and 20 April, 161 families (801 individuals) arrived, mainly from west Mosul, while 281 families (1,452 individuals) departed, primarily to east Mosul. Families fleeing from west Mosul cited continuous insecurity, including in liberated areas, which are frequently targeted by mortar rounds. Lack of food, water and basic services were other reasons contributing to their flight

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In the past week, 331,140 people were recorded to have been living in displacement from the East and the West parts of the city of Mosul since 17 October 2016. During the period between 25 February and 16 April, a total of 323,000 individuals were displaced from West Mosul. According to OCHA, as many as 500,000 people remain in ISIL-controlled districts in western Mosul, including 400,000 people that are in the densely populated old city of Mosul. Humanitarian partners are working around-the clock to expand emergency sites and camps to shelter the hundreds of thousands more who may flee in coming days and weeks.

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