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What is GBV

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is violence that is directed at an individual based on his or her biological sex OR gender identity. It includes physical, sexual, verbal, emotional, and psychological abuse, threats, coercion, and economic or educational deprivation, whether occurring in public or private life.”

Too many victims of GBV often suffer in silence, feeling guilty and ashamed , wondering why this has happened to them, and what they could have done to prevent it. This stigma is something that needs to be eradicated from our world! NO victim of GBV is ever asking for it!!

SA Women Fight Back are here to help victims of GBV become Survivors, Warriors..

Our Universal Right is life , Security, Equality and also the right to freedom from discrimination.

TYPES OF GBV  

1.

Violence Against Woman and Children
Violence that is directed at an individual based on his or her biological sex OR gender identity. It includes physical, sexual, verbal, emotional, and psychological abuse, threats, coercion, and economic or educational deprivation, whether occurring in public or private life

2.

Intimate
Partner Violence
One of the most common forms of violence against women is performed by their partner.Intimate partner violence includes acts of physical aggression, psychological abuse, forced intercourse and other forms of sexual coercion, and various controlling behaviours such as isolating a person from family and friends or restricting access to information and assistance.

3.

Domestic
Violence
Domestic violence is violence committed by someone in the victim's domestic circle. This includes partners and ex-partners, immediate family members, other relatives and family friends. ... Domestic violence can take the form of physical, sexual or psychological abuse.

4.

Indirect
Violence
Attitudes, stereotypes and cultural norms that underpin gendered practices and may cause gender-based forms of direct violence.

5.

Sexual
Violence
Sexual violence is any sexual act or attempt to obtain a sexual act by violence or coercion, acts to traffic a person or acts directed against a person's sexuality, regardless of the relationship to the victim

How to get a Protection Order

A protection order is a court order that tells the abuser to immediately stop the abuse and will typically set certain conditions and rules that stops the abuser from further harassment or abusing the victim again.
A protection order can also prevent the abuser from getting help from a different person to commit abusive acts on the abuser’s behalf.
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