Ensure women have access to support and protection
- Providing health care, counselling and safe spaces to survivors of sexual violence
- Preventing violence against women and girls by addressing the root causes
Empower women and girls to participate in the decisions that affect their lives
- Ensuring women have economic independence and access to financial resources
- Working with adolescent girls to envision a world where they can emerge as leaders
Ensure governments protect women and girls against gender-based violence
- Working with decision-makers and communities to ensure that at all levels there are laws and policies in place on preventing violence against women and girls
- Empowering women and girls at the local level to advocate for the changes that will improve their lives
people have been reached by our community-based violence prevention efforts.
Here's a look at how an International Rescue Committee women's centre in Jordan helped Samaher, her daughter and mother find comfort and hope.Counselling—and Zumba classes—help three generations of Syrian women find hope
survivors of violence were provided psychosocial counselling, health, and legal services by the IRC in 2015.
Learn about the work of our Women's Protection and Empowerment team.GBV Responders' Network
people have been trained in gender-based violence (GBV) prevention.
Andrew Kusimba, father of two and community leader in Kitale, Kenya, raises awareness about violence against women in his community.Raising awareness of violence against women in Kenya