GBV AOR Ethiopia: The Situation of GBV in Ethiopia (September 2022)

OVERVIEW

  • Gender Based Violence, and Conflict Related Sexual Violence (CRSV) remain key concerns in communities affected by conflicts, drought, and floods in Ethiopia. Most of the data on sexual violence in conflict-affected areas is a reflection of the CRSV.
  • People in need (PiN) of GBV response increased to 5.8M in 2022 from 3.5M in 2021, in Humanitarian Needs Overview.
  • UNFPA is the Cluster Lead Agency in programming and coordinating Gender-Based Violence, and Sexual and Reproductive Health, in IDP and host communities in Tigray, Amhara, Afar, and other conflict-affected regions in Ethiopia.
  • UNFPA is co-leading the GBV Area of Responsibility (GBV AOR) with federal and regional Bureaus of Women and Social Affairs in Tigray, Amhara, Afar, and other conflict-affected regions in Ethiopia.
  • Championing Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA), including deployment of an Inter-Agency PSEA Coordinator to support collective PSEA activities, country PSEA network, UNCT, and HCT.

 

Source: United Nations Population Fund

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