Gender-based violence

Gender-based violence describes violence based on gender differences between males and females. According to the Sphere standards, it underscores how inequality between males and females is the foundation of most forms of violence perpetrated against women and girls across the world. Crises can intensify many forms of gender-based violence, including intimate partner violence, child marriage, sexual violence and trafficking.[1]

See also: SGBV

1. The Sphere Handbook 2018, visited 2020-03-11