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UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. In more than five decades, the agency has helped an estimated 50 million people restart their lives. Today, a staff of around 7,092 people in 124 countries continues to help 35.8 million persons.  Website: www.unhcr.org
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Action against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: An Updated Strategy

June 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Guidelines

La violence sexuelle et sexiste contre les réfugiés, les rapatriés et les personnes déplacées. Principes directeurs pour la prévention et l'intervention

May 2003 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Guidelines

Violencia sexual y por motivos de género en contra de personas refugiadas, retornadas y desplazadas internas. Guía para la prevención y respuesta

May 2003 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Guidelines

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Against Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons. Guidelines for Prevention and Response

May 2003 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Guidelines

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