Breaking patterns of sexual and gender-based violence

Security and justice provision in post-conflict Nepal

Sexual and gender-based violence is one of five key security challenges currently facing Nepal. Left untackled, such violence, plus the increase in armed groups; proliferation of small arms and light weapons; rises in crime and political strikes pose a serious risk to the peace process. This report provides insight into how to strengthen security and justice responses to the principle risk for women in post-conflict Nepal: sexual and gender-based violence. This report is part of the 'Initiative for Peacebuilding' series.