Active listening refers to a pattern of listening that keeps a person engaged with their conversation partner in a positive way. It is the process of listening attentively while someone else speaks, paraphrasing and reflecting back what is said, and withholding judgment and advice.
Clinical management of rape
This refers to the essential components of medical care and psychosocial interventions after a rape which are: documentation of injuries, collection of forensic evidence, treatment of injuries, evaluation for sexually-transmitted infections and preventive care, evaluation for risk of pregnancy and prevention, and psychosocial support, counselling and follow-up. Source
Do No Harm
Do No Harm refers to avoiding any negative effects from humanitarian activities.
Is the term used to denote the social characteristics assigned to men and women. These social characteristics are constructed on the basis of different factors, such as age, religion, national, ethnic, and social origin. They differ both within and between cultures and define identities, status, roles, responsibilities, and power relations among the members of any society or culture. Gender is learned through socialization. It is not static or innate but evolves to respond to changes in the social, political, and cultural environment. Source
A type of ritual whereby the person takes a traditional oath which is used to maintain control over the person and prevents them speaking out about their circumstances for fear of repercussions, as well as having other psychological impacts.
Forcing the person to take a traditional oath which is used to maintain control over the person and prevents them speaking out about their circumstances for fear of repercussions, as well as having other psychological impacts.
Sexual and gender-based violence
Sexual and gender-based violence is an umbrella term for any harmful act that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to a person on the basis of their gender.
Standard Operating Procedures
A standard operating procedure is a set of step-by-step instructions compiled by an organization to help staff and volunteers carry out complex routine activity, while specifying responsibilities and procedures for different stages in the process.