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PUT AN END TO THIS CRUELTY AGAINST ME: Lessons Learned from the High Commissioner’s Special Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nepal
Abstract:
In 2012, the High Commissioner’s Special Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Nepal offered a unique opportunity to more comprehensively address the issue of SGBV in the refugee camps.The interventions under the Project made use of innovative approaches and were conceived on the basis of lessons learned over the course of the last 20 years, as well as on focus group discussions with the refugee community, and by drawing upon recommendations from external partners, such as the Women’s Refugee Commission and Handicap International.
Publisher: UNHCR Type / Script:
Publication  in  English
Keywords:
GENDER, WOMEN, VIOLENCE, GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, CAPACITY BUILDING, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, SEX EDUCATION, DISABILITY, HEALTH, COUNSELLING, LAW ENFORCEMENT, POLICE, MEDIATION, REHABILITATION
Thematic Group:
UNHCR, (2012)
Thesaurus:
13.01.00 - Protection Of And Assistance To Refugees And Displaced Persons
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Feeder: SUSHMITAKUNWAR, Editor: FIDAH SHRESTHA, Auditor:
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Put an End to this Cruelty Against me -- Lessons Learned from the High Commissioner’s Special Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nepal
Abstract:
For many years, prevention of and response to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) has been an integral component of the overall humanitarian program for refugees from Bhutan, who have been living in Nepal since the early 1990s. Nevertheless, SGBV remains a protection concern, especially domestic violence, which accounts for almost one-quarter of the reported cases. Lalita* is one of the survivors of such violence. “One day, I was severely beaten by my husband and had to be hospitalized,” she said. “The day I was released from the hospital, I decided to put an end to this cruelty against me.”Lalita decided to pursue legal action against her husband, applied for divorce on grounds of physical abuse and enrolled in skills training courses in the camp. The support and services available in the camps have helped Lalita and many more like her.
Publisher: UNHCR Type / Script:
Bulletin or Poster  in  English
Keywords:
SEXUAL, GENDER BASED PROJECT,UNHCR, 2012
Thematic Group:
UNHCR, (2012)
Thesaurus:
01.01.00 - Political Conditions, Institutions, Movements
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