societal issue - Gender-based Violence Gender-based violence is the violence that is directed against a person as a result of their gender Both men

societal issue - Gender-based Violence Gender-based...

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Gender-based Violence Gender-based violence is the violence that is directed against a person as a result of their gender. Both men and women are susceptible to experience gender-based violence. However, it is women and girls who often fall victims to gender-based violence. It is a phenomenon that continues to propel human rights violations as well as discrimination against women and children. Acts of gender-based violence result in causing physical harm, economic harm, psychological harm and sexual harm to the victims. Gender-based violence includes Female Genital Mutilation, forced marriages, domestic violence

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