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The risks of GBV must be integrated into strategies and interventions to make DRR and CR sustainable. Find out more with this course.

About This Course

Gender-based violence (GBV) is widespread, underreported, a violation of human rights, and it increases in the wake of disasters.

Integrating GBV services into DRR and CR can help mitigate the risks of GBV and reduce or eliminate challenges such as access to services and assistance during disasters, making it critical for sustainable and effective DRR and CR.

With this course, we offer you a glimpse into key aspects of gender-based violence (GBV) and how it must be integrated into DRR and CR strategies and interventions. We also provide suggestions on where you can find more information to deepen your understanding on the topic.

Expected time requirement: 15-20 minutes.

This self-paced module is part of ADPC’s 'About Gender'-series, a collection of short web-based courses on key concepts of gender which all depart from a so-called gender-transformative approach.

A gender-transformative approach recognizes that a gender-equal and socially inclusive approach to disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate resilience (CR) requires us to change the way we think, and the way we work.

With this series we hope to help you rise to that challenge.

Who is this course for?

The series has been developed for DRR and CR professionals who:

  • Have little to no experience and knowledge in gender
  • Have some experience and knowledge in gender, but need a refresher on certain concepts
  • Have experience in gender but are looking for a quick recap on specific concepts and/or links to more information

For further information about the E-Learning course, you may contact ADPC Academy at

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