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Joint Statement by the Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and international response is an unprecedented moment in recent history. As the pandemic spreads, women and girls will continue to experience the impacts of COVID-19—and the measures to control it—differently from men and boys. This joint statement issued by the Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies (Call to Action) details the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender-based violence and the relevant considerations in its humanitarian response.

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