Somalia Gender Based Violence Sub-Cluster Bulletin - October to December, 2016

No. of pages: 14

Publication date: March 2017

Author: UNFPA Somalia

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Gender Based Violence (GBV) remains a serious protection concern in Somalia, despite the very meaningful gains made so far on service provision and community led prevention initiatives. The needs focusing on support for GBV Prevention, Mitigation and Response is becoming greater. There was an increase on needs noted during the fourth quarter due to the drought following poor Gu coupled with conflict and displacements, which contributed to a worsening of the food security situation.

This bulletin covers a summary of the GBV interventions we carried out from October to December, 2016.