people in need, mainly women and girls, are missing out on gender-based violence services.
Despite a “shadow pandemic” of violence driven by COVID-19, the IRC found that funding for these services did not grow proportionally alongside need.Learn more
is allocated for each person in need of gender-based violence support services.
A new analysis by the IRC finds that the average funding request for gender-based violence services is only 3% of the total needed.Learn more
girls are at risk of not returning to school because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The IRC is calling on the international community to increase the involvement of local women leaders in developing COVID-19 response plans.Learn more