Assets in emergency contexts are a double-edged sword: they can help people overcome crises but can also quickly turn into liabilities, increasing vulnerability to GBV and insecurity. Women, girls, boys and men experience these dynamics differently, and their risks of violence are unique.
This baseline report outlines key findings from the assessment conducted in Malkohi Camp in Adamawa State, North East Nigeria jointly by the WRC and IOM in between May 2nd and 10th, 2016. The assessment set out to map existing governance structures in Malkohi Camp and learn how displaced men, women, and various at-risk groups, including adolescent girls and women and girls with disabilities currently participate in camp life and camp decision making processes.
Ferro Ribeiro, S and Van der Straten Ponthoz, D, International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict: Best Practice on the Documentation of Sexual Violence as a Crime or Violation of International Law, Second Edition London 2017 Chapter 10: Trauma
Women in Displacement is a web-based platform dedicated to strengthening the participation of women and girls in displacement. The platform enables sharing and exchanging of tools and materials, and fosters user feedback and discussion. The platform is a product of the Women's Participation project, which was developed and implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), with technical support from Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC), and in coordination with the Global Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster.