Combating Gender Based Violence: Achieving Gender Equality in Post 2015
The most pervasive human rights abuse in the world today, violence against women and girls is a manifestation of gender-based discrimination and a universal phenomenon which has tremendous costs for societies. The causes behind Gender Based Violence (GBV) are very vast. Gender discrimination, gender equality, incompetent justice system, poor level of education, parents abusing their children, or abuse of children in the name of religion or culture, incorporates many other causes in the Gender based violence. As most of the abuses are done during conflict or post conflict situations exciting the level of heinous crimes against women and explains the vulnerability and incompetency of legal and law enforcement authorities to act during that period.