What is the purpose of the Guidelines?
The primary purpose of these guidelines is to enable
communities, governments and humanitarian organizations, including UN agencies,
NGOs, and CBOs, to establish and coordinate a set of minimum multi-sectoral
interventions to prevent and respond to sexual violence during the early
phase of an emergency.
How are the Guidelines structured?
The Guidelines specifically details minimum interventions
for prevention and response to sexual violence to be undertaken in the early
stages of an emergency. Twenty-five action sheets have been developed in 10