The Gender Standby Capacity Project (GenCap)is an Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) initiative that was established in 2007. Its mission is to strengthen inter-agency capacity and leadership to deliver on commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment in humanitarian action.
The 2019 Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Gender Accountability Framework (AF) report marks the second monitoring cycle of the IASC’s 2017 Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls in Humanitarian Action Policy. It provides a snapshot of the IASC’s output in the calendar year 2019 and allows for cross comparison with the baseline establis
Humanitarian actors at all levels need to better prioritize gender-based violence (GBV) in order to create and implement scaled-up responses that better address women's and girls' rights and needs. The GBV Accountability Framework provides a guide for humanitarian actors, from service providers to GBV coordinators and humanitarian leaders and donors, on the steps they can take to combat GBV within their mandates.
Developed by the IASC Reference Group for Gender in Humanitarian Action
Available in French and Spanish
On March 11, 2020, the WHO declared that the COVID-19 outbreak is a pandemic. Particular concern, in humanitarian terms, must be for populations in high-risk settings, such as camps, poor high-density po