Gender-based violence (GBV) against women and girls is a human rights violation. It is both a cause and consequence of gender inequality. GBV is globally prevalent, takes multiple forms and affects women throughout their life cycle, irrespective of income level or social status.
At IDLO, we firmly believe that the causes and effects of climate change – and the actions needed to address them – are rooted in issues of justice, equity and the rule of law.
Survivor-centered Justice: Why Is It Essential for Ending Gender-based Violence?
Violence against women and girls remains devastatingly pervasive. Across their lifetime, some 736 million women worldwide – approximately 1 in 3 – are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner.
Rome, 4 November 2021 – The International Development Law Organization, IDLO, welcomes the Islamic Republic of Mauritania as its newest Member Party.
Generation Equality Action Coalitions
The Generation Equality Forum is a multi-stakeholder initiative, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by France and Mexico, that brings together governments, activists, corporations, feminist organizations, youth and allies, to accelerate progress for gender equality around the world.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has made the need for good governance even more urgent, acting as a stress test for institutions”, Ms. Marina Sereni, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy outlined. While noting its importance, “progress across the various dimensions of SDG 16 has been uneven.