The Irish Consortium of Gender Based Violence is an Irish based alliance of International human rights, humanitarian and development organisations, including International NGO’s, Irish Aid and The Irish Defence Forces. Established in 2005 as a response to reports of ongoing and systematic sexual violence against women and girls in the Darfur Region of Sudan, we work together to increase knowledge and understanding of violence against women and girls, and to ensure high quality programming and policy responses, in both Humanitarian and Development settings. We also build leadership to support our shared vision of a world free from gender-based violence.

We know that we can never achieve our shared global goals of gender equality, sustainable peace and sustainable development without addressing gender-based violence. We strive for a world where survivors are supported and protected, not isolated and stigmatised. We strive for a world beyond fear for women and girls, their families and communities.

Watch our 2015 video about our first 10 years