Violence against Women, Girls, and Children
International Humanitarian Care’s mission is to respond immediately to all forms of violence against women, girls, and children.
- Gender Equality and empowering women and girls
- Children with disabilities
- Gender-based Violence
- Child Marriage
- Violence against children
One in three women worldwide have been raped, abused, forced into prostitution, or suffered some other form of violence. This is happening every day, in every country around the world- but those who commit these acts all too frequently walk without consequences. We need to do something to stop atrocity. International Humanitarian Care mission is to help and support the millions of abused women and girls around the world who seek nothing more than to enjoy their human right to participate equally in society, unleash their potential and live lives of dignity.”
- 35% of women have experienced violence, as high as 70 percent in some countries.
- 200 million women and girls alive today have undergone Female genital mutilation harm women and girl physically and emotionally without any medical justification.
- 700 women alive today were married before the age of 18 (more than a third before the age of 15).
- More Deaths are caused by domestic violence, the most prevalent form of violence against women, than civil wars
International Humanitarian Care working very hard to preventing violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today. International Humanitarian Care found out that it is a major obstacle to the fulfilment of women’s and girls’ human rights. It occurs worldwide, cutting across all generations, nationalities, communities and spheres of our societies, irrespective of age, ethnicity, disability or other background. International Humanitarian Care will respond to all forms of violence against women and girls, with a particular focus on domestic and family violence, sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices, femicide, trafficking in human beings and sexual and economic (labour)
Gender Equality and Empowering women and girls
International Humanitarian Care is committed to achieved progress towards gender equality, women and girls continue to suffer discrimination and violence in every part of the world. Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
International Humanitarian Care is committed to works to eliminate discrimination against women and girls, empower all women, and achieve equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
Children with Disabilities
There are at least 93 million children with disabilities around the world. Many are considered to be a cause of shame to their families and a curse and misfortune for their communities. The lives of children with disabilities can be surrounded by stigma, discrimination, cultural prejudices, ill-perceptions and shocking invisibility. In addition, children with disabilities are at dramatically heightened risk of violence, neglect, abuse and exploitation.
In spite of limited data and research, available studies reveal an alarming prevalence of violence against children with disabilities – from higher vulnerability to physical and emotional violence when they are young to greater risks of sexual violence as they reach puberty. Indeed, children and adolescents with disabilities are 3 to 4 times more likely to experience physical and sexual violence and neglect than other children; and they are at significantly increased risk of experiencing sexual violence: up to 68% of girls and 30% of boys with intellectual or developmental disabilities will be sexually abused before reaching their 18th birthday.
International Humanitarian Care mission is recognizes that all children, including children with disabilities, are entitled to protection from all forms of violence and we will take all appropriate measures to ensure the protection of the rights of children without discrimination. International Humanitarian Care mission is to help and provides the Rights of Persons with Disabilities affirms that all persons with disabilities, including children, should enjoy all human rights and fundamental freedoms and should be protected from “all forms of exploitation, violence and abuse, including their gender-based aspects”. Girls with disabilities, in particular, “are often at greater risk, both within and outside the home, of violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation”.
International Humanitarian Care mission that will work and support Children with disabilities, out of fear or as a result of lack of information, may feel pressed to conceal their suffering, afraid of stigmatization, harassment or reprisals and might not be able to make a complaint or report the incident of violence they suffer, and they may believe they could lose the support of their caregivers and the attention and love of the individuals they depend on.
International Humanitarian Care work to ensure that every child has the right to health, education and protection, and every society has a stake in expanding children’s opportunities in life. Yet, around the world, millions of children are denied a fair chance for no reason other than the country, gender or circumstances into which they are born.
Globally, one out of three women will be beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused in her lifetime. International Humanitarian Care mission that support and services for victims and educate community members to prevent further violence.
International Humanitarian Care mission is to stop any girls under the age of 18 got married. Child marriage is a gross human rights violation that keeps girls out of school, endangers their health and sentences them to a lifetime of poverty.
Violence Against Children
The right of children to protection from violence is enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child and yet still one billion children experience some form of emotional, physical or sexual violence every year; and one child dies from violence every five minutes. Violence against children knows no boundaries of culture, class or education. It takes place against children in institutions, in schools, and at home. Peer violence is also a concern, as is the growth in cyberbullying.
Children exposed to violence live in isolation, loneliness and fear, not knowing where to turn for help, especially when the perpetrator is someone close. Children’s gender, disability, poverty, nationality or religious origin may all increase the risk of violence with the youngest being especially vulnerable as they are less able to speak up and seek support.
International Humanitarian Care mission travel all over the world to make sure and work hard to preventing physical, mental and sexual violence and support victims; campaigns are raising awareness of the negative impact of violence; and bullying, sexual violence and harmful practices against children are being tackled. International Humanitarian Care mission to end to all forms of violence against children. We must work urgently to ensure that noble vision becomes a reality for every child
What Drives Us
International Humanitarian Care is a national and international humanitarian organization whose mission is to relieve the suffering of those in need, and create a better world for all.