This fact sheet looks at why violence is a great human challenge and gives strategic directions to address violence within the strategic aims and enabling actions outlined in IFRC’s Strategy 2020.


Strategic aims include:

  • saving lives, protecting livelihoods, and strengthening recovery from disasters and crises;
  • enabling healthy and safe living;
  • promoting social inclusion and a culture of non-violence and peace.

Enabling actions include:

  • building strong national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies;
  • pursuing humanitarian diplomacy to prevent and reduce vulnerability;
  • functioning effectively as the IFRC.

Usage: Guidance for project implementation

Audiences: Technical staff

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Author: IFRC
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Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 0.36
Country: Regional
Resource type: Factsheet

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