Age is No Protection: Prevalence of gender-based violence among men and women over 49 years of age in five situations of protracted displacement

In 2014, HelpAge USA invited the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program and the American Association for the Advancement Science (AAAS) to collaborate on an investigation of the prevelance of gender-based violance GBV among women and men over 49 years of age in situations of protected displacement. The study also sought to identify factors that may increase the risks of older persons for exposure to GBV