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A Guide to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Legal Protection in Acute Emergencies

War Child International, Women's Refugee Commission, (2016)

The guide summarizes an assessment of War Child Canada’s three-pronged legal protection model as implemented with South Sudanese refugees in Northern Uganda and uses it to identify the most important lessons for ensuring legal protection mechanisms are in place at the onset of an emergency

Rapid Assessment Guide for Psychosocial Support and Violence Prevention in Emergencies and Recovery

IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross/ Red Cresent Societies, (2015)

This guide provides standards and directions on how to carry out rapid needs assessment for Psychosocial Support (PSS) and Violence Prevention (VP) initiatives including child protection and sexual and gender-based violence. In particular, this rapid assessment tool is designed to help gather data in an efficient and effective way to help inform integration of PSS and VP issues, as minimum standards, into the broader disaster management action plans in response to an emergency.

Daxistin: Rêbera ji bo dê û bavên penaberan (Ratgeber für Flüchtslingseltern kurdish Version)

BPtK Bundespsychotherapeuten Kammer, (2016)

(kurdish version) Information brochure for parents on how to help traumatized children.

Guidelines for Health Staff Caring for Gender-based Violence Survivors: Including Protocol for Clinical Management of Rape [EN]

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Protection Cluster, Health Cluster, (2016)

Gender-based violence, including rape is a problem throughout the world, occurring in every society, country and region. Refugees and internally displaced people are particularly at risk of this violation during every phase of an emergency situation. The systematic use of sexual violence as a method of warfare is well documented and constitutes a grave breach of international humanitarian law. The Arabic Version can be downloaded here:

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