Tag Archives | gender-based violence (GBV)

Refugees face Sexual Violence in Libyan Detention Centres

The Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) has released the second in a series of groundbreaking studies looking into sexual violence against men and boys affected by conflict. The report ‘More Than One Million Pains’: Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys on the Central Mediterranean Route to Italy,” explores one of the most dangerous migration passageways in […]

EU supports Fight Against Gender Discrimination

By John Lee. The European Union has issued a statement saying it supports a gender equality awareness raising campaign during the international 16-Days of Activism in Libya. Several sessions which targeted different age groups were conducted at a secondary school in the city of Misrata. Social workers presented information about reproductive health and well-being of […]

Training on Clinical Management of Sexual Violence Cases

IOM in Libya, in collaboration with UNFPA in Libya, and with the support of the Government of Finland, recently concluded a training workshop for the second batch of health care professionals. The three-day training workshop aims to increase the capacity of health care professionals on providing comprehensive clinical management to survivors of sexual violence including […]

UN continues Work to End Violence against Women in Libya

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, calls for the protection of all women and girls in Libya from violence. More efforts should be made to reach women across Libya, including those […]

Gender Based Violence (GBV) Multi-sectoral Coordination

UNFPA, United Nation Fund for Population, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and IFRC, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, have jointly organized a training on “Gender Based Violence Multi-Sectoral Coordination in Libya” during the period 14th to 18th of May 2017. The overall objective of the training is to raise awareness of […]

Workshop on Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund’s Libya Office, in collaboration with The Ministry of Social affairs of Libya, organized a workshop entitled “Training of Trainers on managing GBV survivors for social services providers.” A total of 17 participants from the Libyan Ministry of Social Affairs from different municipalities (Tripoli, Sabha, Misrata, Oujla, Oubary, Albayda, Ghat, […]