Table 2

Data Sources

Peer-reviewed and grey literature databasesPubmed, Global Health, PsycInfo, ReliefWeb, OpenGrey (grey literature), and Google Scholar, Web of Science (Social Science Index)
Grey literature resource librariesEldis, Violence Prevention Evidence Base, ALNAP, National Sexual Violence Resource Centre, GBV Prevention Network, SVRI, Gender-Based Violence Information Management System, End Violence Now,,,, Global Shelter Cluster, GBV and Shelter Working Group materials
Grey literature hand searching and expert recommendations
  • Country-level reports using a network of contacts, and citation chasing of relevant references

  • Non-governmental organization (NGO) reports and programme briefs

  • Women in Displacement Platform (this includes IOM/WRC’s Women’s Participation Toolkit, which seeks to increase women’s participation in decision-making within camps and explore linkages between increased participation and reduced GBV risk).

  • Open call to humanitarian and GBV professionals

  • ALNAP, Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Practice; GBV, gender-based violence; IOM, International Organization for Migration; SVRI, Sexual Violence Research Initiative; WRC, Women’s Refugee Commission.