For a list of relevant guidance documents, please refer to the mapping conducted by UN Action
Provisional Guidance Note on the Intersections Between Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Arrangements (MARA) & The Gender-Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS), UNFPA UNHCR UNICEF WHO, UNA022 (2012)
This guidance note explains what the MARA and the GBVIMS are, how they work; and outlined guiding principles and recommendations on if, how and when data from the GBVIMS could contribute to data collection on CRSV.
How Does GBVIMS Data Work with Other Types of GBV Data, UNFPA UNICEF UNHCR WHO, UNA022 (2012)
This note explains how reliable data, ethically obtained, from various sources can be combined to inform the development of sound policies and appropriate programming for women and girls.
GBVIMS Do’s and Don’ts, UNFPA UNICEF UNHCR WHO, UNA022 (2012)
This guidance note is meant to provide constructive direction for users of the GBVIMS to identify good practices and then work to replicate them.
Government Engagement in the GBVIMS, UNFPA UNICEF UNHCR WHO, UNA022 (2012)
The aim of this guidance note is to provide direction on considerations for the engagement of government in the implementation of the GBVIMS and ultimately supporting national data collection systems.
GBVIMS Rollout Guidelines, UNFPA UNICEF UNHCR WHO, UNA022 (2012)
These guidelines were developed to provide coordinating agencies and service providing organizations with instructions for implementing the GBVIMS in humanitarian settings. This may mean a rollout of the information management system across several actors collaborating in a refugee/IDP camp or other humanitarian situation, or within one organization providing psychosocial or medical services to GBV survivors in a post-conflict context. The Rollout Guidelines are intended to be used primarily by GBV Management Staff (during Phase 1) and GBVIMS Focal Points (during Phases 2, 3, and 4) for organizations2 providing health and psychosocial services; and Inter-Agency GBVIMS Liaisons.
GBVIMS Facilitator’s Guide, UNFPA UNICEF UNHCR WHO, UNA022 (2012)
This Facilitator’s Guide was developed to respond to the need for a structured manual that GBV practitioners can use to effectively train staff on the tools and procedures of the GBVIMS. The Guide will lead facilitators through a process that enables participants to develop comprehensive understanding and skills to effectively use the GBVIMS; and appropriate attitudes, to the extent that they can be influenced, to recognize and respect the sensitive nature of GBV-related data. The target user of this Guide includes both those actors who provide services directly to survivors and those who coordinate inter-agency action on GBV.
The Greentree White Paper on Sexual Violence Genito Anal Injury and HIV, UNAIDS, UNA019 (2012)
This paper explores the physiological co-factors of sexual violence that increase the risk of HIV acquisition and progression among women and girls
Guidance for Mediators on Addressing Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Ceasefire and Peace Agreements, DPA, UNA016 (2012)
This document provides practical guidance for mediators on how to address CRSV during ongoing hostilities and ceasefire agreements, in security arrangements, and in framing provisions for post-conflict justice and reparations
Mental health and psychosocial support for conflict-related sexual violence: 10 myths, WHO UNFPA UNICEF, UNA015 (2012)
This document addresses and dispels 10 myths around mental health and psychosocial support for CRSV survivors.
Do’s and don’ts in community-based psychosocial support for sexual violence survivors in conflict-affected settings, WHO UNFPA UNICEF, UNA015 (2012)
This document promotes good practices and intends to reduce harmful practices by community-based psychosocial programmes that address CRSV. It outlines things to do and not to do during the assessment, the programme planning and implementation phases.