What is gender-based violence?

What is gender-based violence?

Gender-based violence is violence mainly committed towards women and girls, including rape, harassment, and female genital mutilation.

Ending gender-based violence

Ending gender-based violence

Actions combating gender-based violence, research and campaigns, statistics on gender-based violence.

Eliminating female genital mutilation

Eliminating female genital mutilation

Definition of female genital mutilation (FGM), prevalence in the EU and the European Commission's commitment to eliminating this practice.

EU funding to raise awareness of gender-based violence

EU funding to raise awareness of gender-based violence

Funding and support for programmes that raise awareness of violence against women and girls.