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This page brings together available resources related to addressing GBV during Covid-19.  Click here to learn more about what ISOKO and partners are doing to respond.  


Policy Briefs

The UN refers to the impact from Covid-19 on women and girls as the shadow pandemic in its policy brief.

Madre produced a briefing paper on best practices to address and document domestic violence.

UNICEF has created a list of 5 key actions to take to advance gender equality.

UNHCR has produced an interagency technical note on PSEA during Covid.  


Practical Tools and Approaches

GBV Guildlines has a list of toolkits and resources for practitioners, including on how to communicate messaging.  

UNFPA has organized a host of toolkits and guidance for thematic areas related to GBV during Covid.  

WHO has produced guidance on what the health sector can do to respond to GBV durnig Covid.  


Engaging Men and Boys

MenEngage has an extensive list of resources on practical solutions for engaging men and boys.  


Data Trackers

Un Women: Women Count and Global Health 5050 have compiled disaggregated data trackers related to COVID-19.


Other News and Resources

The Brookings Institute has policy recommendations on how to ensure the safey of African women and girls.  

Women Count has up to date news and events on themes such as gender & COVID-19 and ending violence against women.

The Africa CDC provides news and publications related to COVID-19. They also host events.



WHO Health Alert brings COVID-19 facts and updates to billions via WhatsApp in 11 different languages.