This document aims to address the increasing demand for clear guidance on how to practically and ethically monitor and mitigate gender-based violence (GBV) within non-emergency, international development programming, in which GBV is not a specific programmatic component. Specifically, it draws on existing GBV-related guidance, as well as input from a group of experts, to provide recommendations for preventing and/or responding to unintentional risk, threat, or violence against individuals related to programmatic interventions. These recommendations describe ways to take stock of the programmatic environment with regard to GBV in general, as well as targeted suggestions on how to track GBV-related incidents and issues throughout the program cycle.
Gender relations in South Sudan are shaped by the social and economic realities of being one of the world's poorest countries and by decades of conflict. Traditional gender norms which guide everyday life for most South Sudanese put responsibility of household chores, as well as collecting firewood, fetching water, care work for children, elderly and the sick on women, while girls help them. Read MoreRead More
Outlines relevant CARE training that enables staff to appropriately and effectively integrate and implement GBV interventions. Read MoreRead More
Outlines relevant CARE policies that enable staff to respond appropriately and mitigate the risks of GBV within programs. Read MoreRead More