Between May 2016 and September 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster, with technical support from the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC), developed and delivered a 2 stage project in 5 different countries targeted at supporting opportunities for women’s equal and meaningful participation in camp governance structures.
Inter-Agency Standing Committee. 2015. Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action: Reducing risk, promoting resilience and aiding recovery.
The purpose of these Guidelines is to assist humanitarian actors and communities affected by armed conflict, natural disasters and other humanitarian emergencies to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate essential actions for the prevention and mitigation of gender-based violence (GBV) across all sectors of humanitarian response.
This report outlines findings from an endline study conducted from August 21 to September 1, 2017, to explore what change, if any, in how women and girls participate in camp governance and camp life occurred as a result of these pilot strategies.
Turning Promises into Progress Report Gender and Development Network, Gender Action for Peace and Security, UK SRHR Network, London, March 2015.
Gender inequality remains one of the most shocking injustices of our time. In every country in the world women and girls are discriminated against and denied their rights
solely because of their gender. They are disproportionately represented amongst the poorest and most marginalised and excluded people, and have less power, fewer
resources, and less voice than men and boys.