Gender-based violence includes any act of violence or abuse that can result in physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering.
Examples of forms of violence and abuse include:
- physical violence;
- sexual violence (including child sexual abuse, sexual harassment and sexual exploitation);
- emotional and psychological violence (including threats and intimidation);
- online/ technology-facilitated violence;
- financial abuse; and
- structural / systemic violence.
For more information on the support services you can turn to locally, contact the partner organizations: