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In humanitarian settings, tailoring community engagement interventions for gender, language, and local culture improves communities’ uptake with interventions. Measures taken to prevent and respond to COVID-19 pandemic such as confinement may increase GBV, especially domestic violence and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). This document is meant as a starting point for the field colleagues to support them in ensuring communication to communities around COVID-19 includes gender-based violence (GBV).

COVID-19,  pandemic,  gender-based violence,  Human rights,  community engagement,