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Joint united nations program to End gender-based violence: justice, Empowerment and dignity (jad) of Women and girls in the DRCThe joint program aims to contribute to the prevention of genderbased
violence (GBV) in the DRC through the adoption of sociocultural
attitudes and norms that respect gender equality and the provision
of quality and holistic care to survivors. The programme strengthens
coordination at national level with a view to ensuring government and
community ownership and accountability.

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How UNFPA contributes to the response to EVD in the DRC

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The Call to Action on Protection against Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies is a global initiative launched in 2013 which calls for every humanitarian response, from the very first phase, to provide safe and comprehensive services for GBV survivors as well as to work on mitigate risks for GBV to occur. The Call to Action members are states, international organizations and non-governmental organizations.

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At the global level, UNFPA is a full member of the IASC, and is the lead agency for the coordination of GBV in humanitarian setting within the Protection Cluster as such UNFPA leads the GBV sub cluster decentralized in 7 provinces affected by crisis and composed of approximately by 45 members that represent civil society, UN, Government and the international NGO.

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Newsletter: The CERF women humanitarian stories

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Ensuring Sexual and Reproductive Rights to women and girls in conflict-affected communities of the DRC

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UNFPA DR Congo - Annual report 2018

UNFPA DR Congo - Annual report 2018
Uncertainties about elections at the end of December and a flurry of crises on top of a protracted humanitarian situation made 2018 a challenging year for UNFPA in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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Not so long ago, most people had large families: five children, on average. Where once there was one global fertility rate, today there are many, with differences wider than at any point in human history.

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Odette got pregnant when she was 16. She didn’t realize then that her life would become a nightmare. The father of her child, a classmate, did not support her when she was expelled from school and refused to take care of her or the baby. 

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