In Times Of Crisis We Must Work Especially Hard To Protect Women And Girls


Violence against women and girls anywhere and at any time is not acceptable

In conflicts and crises across the world, women and girls can suffer terrible abuses

The UN estimates that seven in 10 women are exposed to violence in crises

Nur 1aThe risk of abuse increases when they flee without the family or community networks that would normally support them, leaving them vulnerable to trafficking or assault.

The trauma of such experiences cannot be overstated, severely affecting mental and physical health.

Many victims suffer long-term trauma and struggle to return to a…