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Safe from the Start Act Policy Summary


Armed conflict, natural disasters and climate change often have the greatest impact on the poorest countries, disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable, including women and girls. Safe from the Start is an existing program implemented by the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to prevent gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies and protect survivors or those at risk. View this policy summary developed by the Coalition to End Violence Against Women and Girls Globally, which is co-chaired by the Women’s Refugee Commission, to learn more about the Safe from the Start Act.

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