Scaling Up Gender-Sensitive Humanitarian Action – Women Deliver

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Scaling Up Gender-Sensitive Humanitarian Action

(Published in 2018)


  • In 2014, less than 1% of aid to fragile states targeted gender equality significantly (CARE Denmark, 2018)
  • In some crisis-affected countries, over 70% of women experience gender-based violence (GBV) (UN Women)
  • Adolescent girls in conflict zones are 90% more likely to be out of school compared to girls in conflict-free countries (UNESCO, 2015)
  • Of the 10 countries with the highest rates of child marriage, 9 are in fragile states (UNFPA, 2012)

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