GBV is violence directed against a person because of that person's gender or violence that affects persons of a particular gender disproportionately. Gender-based violence is a phenomenon deeply rooted in gender inequality, and continues to be one of the most notable human rights violations within all. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a violation of human rights. Gender-based violence (GBV) includes physical, sexual, verbal, emotional, and psychological abuse, threats, coercion, and economic or. Gender violence includes rape, sexual assault, intimate partner violence in heterosexual and same sex partnerships, sexual harassment, stalking, prostitution. Violence against women is often known as 'gender-based' violence because it partly stems from women's subordinate status in society.