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sought help or told anyone about the violence they had experienced (Zambia Statistics Agency, Ministry of Health, & ICF, 2019). Despite the adoption of the Anti-Gender-Based Violence Law in 2011, GBV remains pervasive, deeply rooted in wider gender inequality and highly tolerated, especially in rural areas Gender-based violence continues to be a significant problem in Zambia. Review the State Department's webpage on security for female travelers. Same-sex sexual activity is illegal in Zambia. Although there have been no incidents involving LGBTI+ members of the U.S. citizen community, police have arrested openly gay citizens and foreigners Lusaka - Zambia: Cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) have risen to 7,640 countrywide in the third quarter of 2020 compared to 6,788 recorded during the same period i PRESS BRIEFING: Gender Based Violence Statistics For The First Quarter Of 2020. Lusaka - 30th April, 2020. During the first quarter of 2020, police recorded 5,040 cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) countrywide compared to 5,584 recorded in the first quarter of 2019. This shows a decrease by 544 cases translating to a 10.8% reduction Gender Based Violence Still High In Zambia Muchinga Province Minister Malozo Sichone says the Ministry of Chief and Traditional Affairs has partnered with Government and the United Nations (UN) in a joint GBV programme whose main objective is to contribute to strengthening GBV prevention and response system in Zambia in line with provisions of.

General News Gender Based Violence still high in Zambia. GBV prevention and response system in Zambia in line with provisions of the Anti-Gender Based Violence Act. 2020 At 4:40 pm By Leah Ngoma Zambia has in the first quarter of 2020 recorded 5,040 cases of Gender Based Violence -GBV- countrywide compared to 5,584 recorded in the first quarter of last year. This represents a decrease by 544 cases translating to a 10.8% reduction. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo explains that Lusaka Province recorded the highes

An annual survey by the Victim Support Unit of the Zambia Police Service reveals that in 2016 the country recorded 18,540 cases of gender-based violence, more than the 18,088 cases recorded in the. Gender Based Violence in Zambia 2012-2015 Physical violence is the most frequently reported GBV form in Zambia. According to the 2007 ZDHS, almost half (47%) of women have experienced physical violence at some point since the age of 15. Considering that the country's population comprises 51% of women

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Zambia has recorded 4, 409 cases of Gender Based Violence in the second quarter of 2020, with Lusaka recording the highest number of child defilement cases. Zambia Police Public Relations Officer Esther Katongo said the second quarter of 2020 Gender victim disaggregated data, indicates that 1,256 children were abused countrywide representing. Zambia has recorded a decline in the number of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) cases. According to the latest statistics from the Victim Support Unit (VSU) of the Zambia Police Service, 5,040 GBV. Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Zambia. News. 14 October 2020. Sylvia Tolosi, Director of IT at the courts, in one of the Irish Aid supported witness rooms. These rooms allow witnesses, particularly children, to provide evidence in a less intimidating environment. Ireland is a proud supporter of, and advocate for, gender equality It is our honor to join you in the fight to end gender-based violence in Zambia. By U.S. Embassy Zambia | 27 November, 2020 | Categories: Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. , Events , News , Speeches | Tags: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence , child marriage , GBV , harassment , intimate-partner violence , sexual violence , traffickin

For example, gender-based violence in Zambia is widespread and pervasive. According to a study done by USAID in 2010, almost half (47%) of Zambian women over the age of 15 have experienced physical violence. One in five women has experienced sexual violence in her lifetime (Wyble, 2004) The Anti-Gender-Based Violence Act (FGM) | 2011. Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation. Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Child, early and forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Sexual violence, Stalking, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls 25 Nov 2010. Originally published. 25 Nov 2010. LET'S ACT NOW TO END GENDER BASED VIOLENCE. Op-ed by Kanni Wignaraja and Joyce Mends-Cole*. Zambia launched the National Action Plan on Gender Based.

The Minister of Gender will launch the commemoration of the 16 Days of Activism against GBV on 24th November 2020 on ZNBC. The launch will provide strategic direction on how this year's commemorations will be undertaken and also request Provincial Ministers to officiate in the selected events in their respective provinces The 2014 Zambia Violence against Children Survey (VACS) is the first national survey of violence against children. It is a cross-sectional household survey of 13-24-year-olds, designed to produce national-level estimates of experiences of physical, sexual, and emotional violence in childhood. A total of 2,770 households for females and 3,324.

The Zambia Police Gender Based Violence first quarter statistics report of 2020 indicates that a total number 633 cases of child defilement were reported, while the second quarter report shows that 554 cases were recorded countrywide totalling 1 187 cases in the two quarters speech by hon. elizabeth phiri, minister of gender during the commemoration of the sixteen days of activism against gender based violence under the theme: 'orange the world: fund, respond, prevent, collect!' on wednesday, 25th november 2020. speech by hon girls from sexual and gender-based violence in armed conflict. As of November 2015, however, Zambia has not yet prepared a national action plan for the implementation of UNSRC 1325

A USAID brief, published to mark 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, reveals important lessons from land rights registration activities in Zambia Securing women's land rights is an important global development goal and has been linked to significant gains in women's economic empowerment and community development Zambia Centre for Communication Programmes (ZCCP) is a not-for-profit, locally based multi-media communications organization, which uses the power of the mass media (radio, TV and print) and social mobilisation to reach the Zambian population and to affect social and behaviour change

Lifeline 933. Lifeline provides free phone/text/web-based counselling to adults in need of psycho-social support and referral services. Open 24/7 every day of the year, Lifeline offers counselling on a variety of issues including: gender- based violence, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and child marriages - Discuss effects of gender-based violence on women, women's families, perpetrators, and society as a whole. - Identify integrated social responses to gender-based violence. Activity 1: Exploring Causes of Gender-Based Violence 1. Facilitator leads brainstorming session to create a list of common justifications for various types o

Gender-based violence (GBV) or violence against women and girls (VAWG), is a global pandemic that affects 1 in 3 women in their lifetime. The numbers are staggering: 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence Kayumba plans to take PsycHealth Zambia's services to all 10 provinces in the country and to establish a safe house for victims of gender-based violence. I think in life, you should find your. UN Woman Police Officer of the Year Award 2020 winner: Chief Inspector Doreen Malambo of Zambia — I am working hard to stop gender-based violence. From Africa Renewal Founded in 1979, Theological Education by Extension in Zambia (TEEZ) is an ecumenical program of 9 Churches aimed at providing extension based theological training to Church leaders and ordinary church members in order to prepare all God's people for the work of Christian service (Ephesians 4:12) ZAMBIA SEXUAL VIOLENCE PHYSICAL VIOLENCE EMOTIONAL VIOLENCE 34% 20% 16% 40% 10% 20% SCHOOL-RELATED GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE *Sexual violence is defined by four types of acts: unwanted sexual touching, attempted physically forced or attempted coerced sex, completed physically forced sex, and completed coerced sex. ** Estimate based on World Bank.

Zambia Police Service has disclosed that about 8,557 cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) were recorded during the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to 7,640 reported during the third quarter in the same year. Police Spokesperson, Esther Katongo disclosed that the country recorded a 10.7 percent increase in the number of GBV cases compared to the. And, in Zambia a broad collection of laws enshrining gender equality, from the 2011 Act against Gender Based Violence (GBV) to the Gender Equity and Equality Rights Bill have been enacted. However a range of social and economic mores and the dual structure of statutory law and customary law could stifle these ambitions The Zambia Police Gender Based Violence first quarter statistics report of 2020 indicates that a total number 633 cases of child defilement were reported, while the second quarter report shows that 554 cases were recorded countrywide totalling 1 187 cases in the two quarters In Zambia, many girls are raped, sexually abused, harassed, and assaulted by teachers and male classmates. They are also subjected to sexual harassment and attack while travelling to and from school. Such abuse is a devastating and often overlooked manifestation of the gender-based violence that occurs in numerou Gender Based Violence (GBV) Gender Based Violence Sub Sector; Nigeria| May 2020 . 2 | G B V H e l p l i n e M a n a g e m e n t A s s e s s m e n t R e p o r t . M a y , 2 0 2 0 Introduction The threat of the spread of COVID-19 to communities affected by conflict in North East Nigeria i

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Violence against women. Violence against women occurs in a variety of forms in Zambia. According to the Zambian Demographic and Health Survey of 2007, 47% of Zambian women have been victims of physical violence, and 10% have been victims of sexual violence. Girls are particularly vulnerable to harassment or violence during their commute to school Zambia vows to fight the scourge of gender-based violence and to invest in women's economic empowerment Twenty years since the Beijing Platform for Action and 15 years since the Millennium Declaration, much has been accomplished, but more must be done, and Zambia is dedicated to ensuring that this happens

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  1. Introduction Harmful gender norms, views on the acceptability of violence against women, and power inequities in relationships have been explored as key drivers of male perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV). Yet such antecedents have been inconsistently measured in the empirical literature. This systematic review aimed to identify which measures of gender inequitable norms, views.
  2. Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in South Africa: A Brief Review 1 Table of Contents Executive Summary 2 Introduction 3 Defining gender-based violence 4 Selected forms of gender-based violence 5 Domestic violence Physical violence Emotional violence Economic violence Sexual violence Femicide South African trends and patterns of gender-based violence
  3. 4 | NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE & FEMICIDE 2020 - 2030 The Summit concluded with the signing of a Declaration that government, business, labour and civil society would collaborate to conceptualise, drive and implement concrete measures to eradicate gender-based violence and femicide

Refugees are protected under local and international law, and there were about 85,000 refugees in Zambia as of 2019. However, they often suffer from limited access to basic services and particular vulnerability to gender-based violence in transit and border towns. Gender based violence (GBV) is common throughout Zambia,6 yet awareness of the issue remains low among young people. In terms of accessing information, radio and TV are the most commonly used and trusted sources among youth, though young people increasingly rely on internet and social media The United Nations' Joint Programme on Gender Based Violence of which UNICEF Zambia was a partner, has been supporting these efforts for the past few years. In line with international standards, the Government is reforming the child justice sector. Child Justice Forums have been set up in 50 of the 105 districts

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  1. ation of Violence against Women. Also the 1st day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (25th November to 10th December). Gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognized as an international public health and human rights issue
  2. Ministerial Statement by the Minister of Gender and Child Development, Hon. Pro. N. Luo, MP presented to the House on the 25th of March, 2015 on the Acts of Gender Based Violence and Harassment towards Women and girls in Zambia
  3. Refugees are protected under local and international law, and there were about 70,000 refugees in Zambia as of 2020. However, they often suffer from limited access to basic services and particular vulnerability to gender-based violence. G Personal Autonomy and Individual Rights. G1 1.00-4.00 pts 0-4 pts
  4. Malawi recorded an 11% increase in teenage pregnancies and an additional 13 000 cases of child marriage from January to August 2020, compared to 2019. In Zambia, during partial lockdowns, there was increased exposure to GBV, and a study conducted in December 2020 showed that 30% of young people between the ages of 15 and 24 experienced domestic.
  5. COVID-19 Spiked Gender-Based Violence In Kenya By 92.2 Percent. The National Crime Research Centre (NCRC) has established a report indicating a 92.2 percent spike in the cases of gender-based (GBV) in Kenya. According to the NCRC, 71 percent of the 2,416 cases of GBV recorded from July were perpetrated on women and girls
  6. - Define gender-based violence. - Identify different types and sites of gender-based violence, its main victims and perpetrators. - Discuss what gender-based violence is and why it is a violation of women's human rights. - Analyze gender-based violence from the women's human rights perspective. Activity 1: Gender-Based Violence: Definitions 1
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  1. In 2020, UNHCR will focus on: Advocacy and technical support to ease the encampment policy and restrictions on the right to work as fundamental pre-requisites for the enjoyment of other rights; Prevention of and response to sexual and gender-based violence, which remains the main protection risk throughout the country
  2. This National Plan of Action against Gender Based Violence (GBV) (the NPA) is a statement of Government priority actions to address gender-based violence in Malawi in the five-year period from mid-2014 to the end of 2020. The Government of Malawi is concerned at the consistent prevalence and the high level of non
  3. Many disrupted programmes and services were restored, and 74 per cent of UNFPA programme countries were able to maintain or expand family planning services at the community level. Ninety-one per cent maintained or expanded interventions to prevent gender-based violence. The crisis is far from over. We know the road ahead will be long and hard
  4. Drawing on the definition of gender-based violence (GBV) in the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development, 1 Namibia's National Gender Policy (NGP) 2010-2020 defines GBV as: all acts perpetrated against women, men, girls and boys on the basis of their sex
  5. issues, among them the stark absence of effective measures to deal with gender-based violence. From March to July 2020, Amnesty International received reports of growing incidents of gender-based violence during COVID-19 restrictions from partner organisations and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) from across the region

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National Plan of Action to Combat Gender -Based Violence in Malawi 2014-2020, currently in final draft form, outlines four priority areas for the national GBV response in com ing years. Among these is Research, monitoring and evaluation (Priority Area 4), which aims to strengthenGBV data systems an Gender-based violence (GBV) is a profound and widespread problem in South Africa, impacting on almost every aspect of life. GBV (which disproportionately affects women and girls) is systemic, and deeply entrenched in institutions, cultures and traditions in South Africa. This introduction will explore what GBV is and some of the forms it takes. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. In support of this civil society initiative, under the leadership of the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General's UNiTE. To this day, gender-based violence remains one of the most pervasive human rights abuses to occur around the world. The campaign coincided with the International Day to End Violence against Women, which occurred on November 25, 2019. MC-Zambia's dedication to ending gender-based violence in Chanyanya was met with the support of the Kafu

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  1. High rates of gender-based violence are a huge concern for South Africa. When president Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day national lockdown to help slow the spread of Covid-19, many were worried.
  2. Zambia is a lower, middle-income country (GNI:4,100 per capita, PPP, World Bank 2018 data) with an estimated population of 17,381,168 in 2019 (population demographics: 49.5% male, 50.5% female; 56.9% rural, 43.1% urban). According to the 2018 Zambia Demographic Health Surve
  3. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 35% of women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual partner violence or non-partner sexual violence.The costs of gender-based violence (GBV) are substantial. Violence against women and girls impedes their full participation in society, limits access to education and economic participation, and hinders efforts to achieve gender equality broadly
  4. This publication identifies priority areas for intensified action on gender-based violence: policy frameworks, data collection and analysis, focus on sexual and reproductive health, humanitarian responses, adolescents and youth, men and boys, faith-based networks, and vulnerable and marginalized populations. It is intended to provide a common platform and technical guidance for UNFPA at.
  5. The Zambia government is working to strengthen adolescent sexual health education and services. However, young people continue to face challenges, including low contraceptive use, poor menstrual hygiene management, teen pregnancy, early marriage, STI/HIV infection, and gender-based violence
  6. Gender-based Violence. 13 Aug 2018. Government condemns any form of violence against women and children. We must work together with police, prosecutors and courts to ensure that those who hurt and abuse others are arrested and convicted. Report all cases of rape, sexual assault or any form of violence to a local police station or call the toll.
  7. Violence against women and girls is one of the most ancient, widespread and devastating human rights violations in the world. Despite efforts to address it, in Uganda, the vice persists with 56% of women experiencing spousal violence and 22% sexual violence according to the 2016 Uganda Demographic Household Survey

Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) are at substantially higher risk of contracting HIV than their male peers, with data showing that they are from 2 to 14 times more likely to be infected. This disproportionate impact is driven by a range of factors, including AGYW's lack of economic empowerment and educational opportunities, widespread gender-based violence, and limite Zimbabwe Summary Sheet. The Zimbabwe Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (ZIMPHIA 2020) was a household-based national survey among adults (defined as individuals aged 15 years and older) conducted between November 2019 and March 2020 to measure the impact of the national HIV response

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In 2020, Together for Girls country partners launched a record five VACS reports. Colombia, Kenya, Côte d'Ivoire, Moldova, and Lesotho now have data on violence against children and youth in the respective countries that will be key in violence prevention efforts. Kenya launched a VACS for the second time, allowing us to measure progress made since the 2010 VACS and identify trends in. Zambia is a constitutional republic governed by a democratically elected president and a unicameral national assembly. A gender-based violence information management system in the government Central Statistics Office strengthened monitoring and reporting of cases of gender-based violence. 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. In the last quarter of 2020, the police recorded 19.8 per cent increase in the number of Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases countrywide compared to the same period in 2019. Currently, the law in Zambia is not adequately protecting these victims as we have seen perpetrators of serious violence being released on police bond and a lack of. Essential services for gender-based violence survivors. 32875 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package. view more > 2020 Humanitarian results achieved for Zambia View more-Number of dignity kits distributed -UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries

The Zambia Police Gender Based Violence first quarter statistics report of 2020 indicates that a total number 633 cases of child defilement were reported, while the second quarter report shows that 554 cases were recorded countrywide totalling 1 187 cases in the two quarters. These were just cases recorded by the Zambia police, however, there. According to the United Nations (UN), gender based violence (GBV) is defined as any act of gender based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or mental harm or su ering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life [1] Gender-based violence is a serious problem in Ukraine with about three-quarters of Ukrainian women hav- ing experienced some form of violence since age 15. According to UNFPA, the situation worsened during the pandemic with the national hotline on domestic violence reporting a 72 percent increase in the second month of quarantine compared to. The total budget for the 2018-2022 strategic plan is K109,000,000. I must state here that throughout the strategic plan implementation, the legal and policy framework will inform NGOCC and advocacy interventions. HIV and AIDS, disability and Gender Based Violence will be mainstreamed as crosscutting issues

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Chief Inspector Doreen Malambo's previous UN experience includes a deployment with the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) from 2008 to 2009, where she assisted the Liberia National Police to prevent and investigate sexual and gender-based violence and domestic violence. Her national experience spans 24 years with the Zambia Police Service Zambia; Zimbabwe. Zvishavane; Toggle sidebar & navigation. Rustenburg Blog • South Africa; GENDER BASED VIOLENCE. Sep 27, 2020. Sep 27, 2020. Speaking from a Man's perspective .let's stop the Violence against women. Amo Tshabalala Sefikile village under North West under Moses Kotane Local Municipality #LETS STOP GENDER BASED. February 1, 2020 · Lusaka tops GBV and Defilement cases OVER 25,000 gender-based violence (GBV) cases were recorded last year with Lusaka topping the list with 7,109 A recent United Nations report has flagged high levels of gender-based violence (GBV) during the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.. Violence by an intimate partner was reported by more than 40 per cent women in eastern African countries such as Burundi, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the last 12 months, according to the report released March 10, 2021

Giving girls a second chance at education in Zambia. For Violet Namwaba, a 20 year old grade 12 pupil at Chama Boarding Secondary School, a second chance at education means she can hope for a future as a nurse while providing for her only child, a daughter of five years. Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Zambia Women, Business and the Law 2020 presents an index covering 190 economies and structured around the life Based on this approach, Zambia scores 81.3 out of Yes The Anti-Gender-Based Violence Act, 2010 Can a woman obtain a judgment of divorce in the same way as Zambia joins world mark International Women's Day. As the country joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Women's Day today, President Edgar Lungu has called for peace in homes and for citizens to shun gender based violence, reports Zambian Eye Correspondent. And Asa Manda reports that the main opposition, UPND says. Men's involvement in ending violence against women bears fruit in Zambia. LUSAKA, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- The world is yet again commemorating 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), a period essentially aimed at raising awareness around violence against women. The campaign, which runs from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, seeks to challenge. Gender-based violence involves power imbalances where, most often, men are the perpetrators and women the victims. During this session we will explore in detail the causes and contributing factors of gender-based violence, various effects of gender-based violence on victims and their families, perpetrators and the society as a whole, as well as.

Zambia recorded its first confirmed COVID-19 case in mid-March, and as of mid-August nearly 10,000 additional cases have been reported. In an effort to contain the virus, the government of Zambia has taken preventive measures, including closing schools. This in turn has disrupted learning for over 4.2 million students In addition, women face a higher risk of gender-based violence in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. A recent study by UN Women found that reports of violence against women, and particularly domestic violence, have increased in several countries as security, health, and financial worries create tensions and strains accentuated by the cramped. First published in 2020. The Gender-based Violence and Femicide National Strategic Plan (GBVF-NSP) was produced by the Interim Steering Committee established in April 2019 to respond to the gender-based violence and femicide crisis following the historic 2018 Presidential Summit on this subject Gender Based Violence Strategic Plan 2017-2020: Leaving no one behind, tackling gender based violence where the needs are greatest www.gbv.ie Gender based violence is a universal outrage rooted in many factors including poverty, conict, and Zambia Zimbabwe. Leaving No One Behind, Tackling Gender Based Violence Where The Needs Are.

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2020: WP173 : Attributes Associated with Women's Contraceptive Profiles in Burundi: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Interactions with Media and Health Services (English) Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Zambia: Sociodemgraphic Determinants and Association with Use of Maternal Health Care (English) 2015: Spousal Gender-Based Violence and. A dedicated resource centre to help end school-related gender-based violence. Powered by the Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence (SRGBV), this resource hub provides a wide range of materials designed to guide practice, programming and advocacy efforts to eradicate gender-based violence in schools New York, Friday, 30 October 2020 - The UN Department of Peace Operations announced that Chief Inspector Doreen Malambo of Zambia, currently serving in the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will be awarded the 2020 United Nations Woman Police Officer of the Year. She will receive the award virtually at a ceremony on 3 November. Chief Inspector Malambo currently serves as a Gender Adviser in.

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Violence against women and girls in Sierra Leone is intentional and systemic. It is the physical, sexual, emotional and structural harm inflicted on a woman as a deliberate method for maintaining their subordinate status. Anyone in society can be affected, but the highest proportion of sexual gender based violence is experienced by women and. Gender-based violence increased in Zambia was the only country that recorded a slight decrease in gender-based violence during the national lockdown compared with the same period in 2019.

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Gender-based violence includes acts of violence in the form of physical, psychological, or sexual violence against a person specifically because of his or her gender. 1,2 It constitutes one of the most widespread human rights abuses and public health problems in th Gender-based violence (GBV) is a human rights violation, a public health challenge, and a barrier to civic, social, political, and economic participation. It undermines not only the safety, dignity, overall health status, and human rights of the millions of individuals who experience it, but also the public health, economic stability, and security of nations Gender-based violence against children refers to the violence inflicted on a child due to stereotypes and roles attributed to or expected of them according to their sex or gender identity. Children's vulnerabilities to violence stem from the fact that they depend on their parents or caregivers for their development, health and wellbeing

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1 TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONDUCTING A RAPID GENDER IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF COVID-19 IN ZAMBIA UNDP ZAMBIA 1. Consultancy Information Title: Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ)-United Nations (UN) Joint Programme on Gender-Based Violence Phase II, December 2019 - December 2022. Type of Contract: Consultancy Fir The continuing high levels of sexual and gender-based violence contribute to Zambia's already devastating AIDS problem. According to UN estimates, HIV prevalence in Zambia was 13.1 percent in 2007 In FY 2020, PEPFAR Zambia will define the dynamics within the HIV population and more precisely target PEPFAR Zambia programs in order to sustain HIV epidemic control by preventing new infections. Amongst the evidence-based interventions, such as PrEP and gender-based violence services

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Megan Gieske is a storyteller and photographer based in Cape Town, South Africa.. In South Africa, women are at risk. South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence against women and girls in the world, and a femicide rate that is five times the global average, with an estimated 12.1 in 100,000 victims each year.South Africa's gender-based violence statistics (GBV) are equal to a. Zambia reports a higher vulnerability to HIV among its female migrants than male. This is unusual and is due to female migrants experiencing exploitation, abuse and gender-based violence both on their journeys and at their destinations.31. Prisoners . A high proportion of Zambia's 21,500 prisoners are living with HIV Increases in gender-based violence during lockdowns, labelled the shadow pandemic by the UN, threaten the lives and livelihoods of women and girls in Africa's largest economy. Nigeria has long been facing a gender-based violence crisis, with 30% of women and girls aged 15-49 having experienced sexual abuse. Lack of coordination amongst key stakeholders and poor [ About Press Copyright Contact us Creators Advertise Developers Terms Privacy Policy & Safety How YouTube works Test new features Press Copyright Contact us Creators.

ShutItAllDown - The Gender Based Violence Protests in October 2020; See also. COVID-19 pandemic in Namibia; COVID-19 pandemic in Africa; 2020 in Southern Africa; 2020 in Angola; 2020 in South Africa; 2020 in Zambia; 2020 in Zimbabwe; References This page was last. Gender-based violence is enacted under many different manifestations, from its most widespread form, intimate partner violence, to acts of violence carried out in online spaces.These different forms are not mutually exclusive and multiple incidences of violence can be happening at once and reinforcing each other Articles on Gender violence Displaying 1 - 20 of 47 articles Funeral for a woman and her 11-year-old daughter, both found dead inside a burnt out vehicle in Puebla state, Mexico, June 11, 2020 Gender based violence (GBV) in travel and tourism is embedded within wider social structures of gender inequalities and discrimination. This book focuses on the multiple and interconnected manifestations of violence that women and girls encounter in tourism consumption and production, such as physical, sexual, emotional or socio-economic abuse. The book adopts a multidisciplinary perspective in