gender-based crimes

Gender-based crimes are criminal offences committed against a person because of their gender identity or gender expression. Gender-based crimes can happen between people in intimate relationships, friends, acquaintances, co-workers, and strangers. Anyone can be the victim of a gender-based crime, but girls, women, and gender-diverse people are at a higher risk of gender-based violence.

Some of the most common gender-based criminal offences are:

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