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Urban Gender-Based Violence Risk Assessment Guidance


Identifying Risk Factors for Urban Refugees

In cities, refugees face especially high levels of violence because displacement, language, skin color, and other intersecting factors. Certain subgroups are at increased risk because of their work, age, disability or gender or sexual identity. Urban refugees are targeted because perpetrators assume, often correctly, that refugees are unable or unwilling to seek police protection. 

This tool contains essential urban risk questions that are intended to supplement whatever GBV risk assessment tools are currently being used by humanitarian practitioners in urban areas.

This is part of the tool set for addressing GBV risk among urban refugees.

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