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  1. Bosnia & Herzegovina: 'Whose justice?' : The women of Bosnia and Herzegovina are still waiting

    Rape and other forms of sexual violence against women were widespread during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegov

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 084
  2. Vicious Circles: Sexual Violence Against Young People in Cambodia, Colombia and Northern Uganda

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 106
  3. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 193
  4. Women Human Rights Defenders' Security Strategies: Insist, Resist, Persist, Exist

    The report brings us the voices of women human rights defenders from all over the world.

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 301
  5. Words to Action: An Electronic Newsletter on Violence Against Women

    Words to Action is a quarterly newsletter produced by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (UNDAW

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 358
  6. Programming to Address Violence Against Women: 8 Case Studies (Volume 2)

    This is the second volume in a series that documents b

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 459
  7. Improving the Coordination of Efforts Against Trafficking in Persons

    The paper summarizes responses that address the advisability of adopting a Global Plan of Action on preventing traffi

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 523
  8. Sexual Violence Research Agenda

    There is increasing recognition of the pervasiveness of sexual violence across the world, yet it remains a neglected

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 549
  9. ACAS Bulletin 83: Sexual and gender based violence in Africa

    This Bulletin began in response to news reports of “corrective” and “curative” gang rapes of
    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 557
  10. Claiming Women´s Space in the Time of Crises

    This report reflects the longstanding commitments of this 36 year old feminist organisation in advancing women's righ

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 657
  11. Strengthening Understanding of Feminicide: Using Research to Galvanize Action and Accountability

    This publication provides an overview of a conference on femicide convened jointly by PATH, the Inter-American Allian

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 753
  12. The Right of Women in Haiti to be Free from Violence and Discrimination

    In french, IANSA women in Haiti have submitted a shadow report to highlight specific issues and in this way maintain

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 029
  13. Reports/Policy Briefs90 234
  14. Confronting Sexual Violence in Conflict Situations

    ‘Confronting Sexual Violence in Conflict Situations' is an extract from IWTC's forthcoming handbook Women Claim

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 346
  15. Fact Sheet: Sexual Violence and Conflict

    Sexual violence is used by combatants to humiliate and demoralize opponents, to initiate and discipline their own tro

    Monday, December 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 264
  16. MADAGASCAR: Violence Against Women Discussed in Madagascar

    On 22 November 2008, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Antananarivo, together with the UN Club and the

    Saturday, November 22, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 377
  17. Statement: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Statement By Ms.

    Friday, November 21, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 348
  18. A Life Free of Violence: Unleashing the Power of Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality

    As a spearhead agency on the issue, UNIFEM has a strong record on working to end violence against women, part of its

    Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 131
  19. Declaration on Combating Violence Against Women In Politics: Revisiting Policies, Politics and Participation

    We, the people representing civil society organizations, political parties, gender, human rights, legal institutions

    Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 547
  20. Words to Action: An Electronic Newsletter on Violence Against Women

    Words to Action is a quarterly newsletter produced by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW).

    Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 357
  21. North Kivu: No End to the War Against Women and Children

    Months after a peace agreement to end conflict in North Kivu province, civilians are still being killed, raped, abduc

    Sunday, September 28, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 685
  22. Report of the Secretary-General on Women, Peace, and Security (2008)

    Thursday, September 25, 2008
    Secretary General Reports11 618
  23. SOUTH AFRICA: How Heavy is Human Trafficking?

    The IOM contends that global human trafficking is worth between US$7 billion and $12 billion dollars annually, making

    Monday, September 8, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 514
  24. Forced Marriage within the Lord's Resistance Army, Uganda

    The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)—a rebel movement fi ghting thegovernment of Uganda—is estimated to have

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 841
  25. Scaling Up for Zero Tolerance: Civil Society Leadership in Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls in Ghana, Rwanda, and South Africa

    Based on the Global AIDS Alliance's August 2006 report Zero Tolerance: Stop the Violence AgainstWomen and Children, S

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 843
  26. Culture of misogyny, illegal occupation, fuel sexual violence in military

    An alarming number of women soldiers are being sexually abused by their comrades-in-arms, both at war and at home.

    Friday, August 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 533
  27. Press Release: Africa: Violence against Women in Africa: From Discrimination to Impunity

    African Women's Day gives us the opportunity to remember that gender-based violence is one of the most serious and wi

    Thursday, July 31, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 530
  28. Widespread Rape Does Not Directly Appear to Increase the Overall HIV Prevalence in Conflict-Affected Countries: So Now What?

    Our findings show that even in the most extreme situations, where 15% of the female population was raped, where HIV p

    Tuesday, July 29, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 433
  29. East Africa: Sex and Gender Based Violence in the Great Lakes Region

    Let me first and foremost start by emphasizing that the theme: Ending Impunity on Sexual and Gender Based Violence is

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 505
  30. Uganda: War And Sexual Based Violence in the North

    Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) became involved in Uganda in 1979.

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 552
  31. East Africa: Sex and Gender Based Violence in the Great Lakes Region

    The International Conference on the Great Lakes region has been the incubator for the formulation of landmark protoco

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 554
  32. Africa: The Limits and Possibilities of Transitional Justice

    In considering the wars in the Central African Republic (CAR), Darfur, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) whe

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 556
  33. Transitional Justice in Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

    It is now fashionable in academic and activist circles to speak of transitional justice in normative, inflexible term

    Monday, July 14, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 528
  34. Justice for Women: Seeking Accountability for Sexual Crimes in Post-Conflict Situations

    The systematic use of extreme violence, in particular sexual violence, in conflict and post-conflict situations raise

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 226
  35. Africa: The Limits and Possibilities of Transitional Justice

    In considering the wars in the Central African Republic (CAR), Darfur, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) whe

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 239
  36. Appropriate Legal Responses to Combating Trafficking in Persons in Afghanistan

    International laws embodied within international conventions and treaties provide the legal framework for relations b

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 381
  37. Unfinished Business: Police Accountability in Indonesia

    Impunity is deeply engrained throughout Indonesia's criminal justice system, whereby perpetrators of human rights vio

    Monday, June 23, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 037
  38. BURMA/MYANMAR: An Appeal for Burma's Women

    In a fraught coincidence, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be chairing a United Nations Security Council sess

    Thursday, June 19, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 780
  39. Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict, June 2008

    Security Council Resolution 1820: A move to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

    Thursday, June 19, 2008
    Security Council Debate87 183
  40. Women, Peace and Security: Sexual Violence in Situations of Armed Conflict

    The US, which has the Security Council presidency in June, has advocated for an open thematic debate on “women,

    Wednesday, June 11, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 164
  41. Peace With Sexual Violence is Still War!

    When my co-Director of AIDS-Free World, Paula Donovan, visited in November, and observed that the war being waged aga

    Thursday, June 5, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 734
  42. The Changing Face of War

    My lightening visit to the Wilton Park conference on "Women Targeted by Armed Conflict: What Role for Military P

    Tuesday, June 3, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 542
  43. ALGERIA: Violence Against Women In Algeria: An Unending Ordeal

    Ten-year conflict between armed Islamists and the civil army continue victimizing Algerian women in extreme ways.

    Monday, June 2, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 353
  44. Pakistan: Cases of Armed Violence Against Women

    IANSA Women's Network member, Blue Veins, has started a media monitoring project that summarizes cases of armed viole

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 086
  45. Understanding and Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Human Trafficking

    Victims of human trafficking are deprived of the most basic human right: the right to freedom.

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 521
  46. Women's Participation in Domestic Violence Health Policy Development: Afghanistan Component

    This report comprises the Afghanistan component of an international project examining women's participation in family

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 553
  47. Good Practices Regarding Legal Reforms in the Area of Violence Against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The human right of the American women to live a life free of violence has been

    Wednesday, May 28, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 878
  48. Peace With Sexual Violence is Still War: Peacekeepers Must Protect Women

    Stephen Lewis warns UN military commanders who gathered on May 27th 2008 at Wilton Park in West Sussex, England to di

    Tuesday, May 27, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 271
  49. Rape as a Weapon of War and it's Long-term Effects on Victims and Society

    The following paper studies the use of rape as a tool of war, including the short and long-term effects it has on the

    Wednesday, May 7, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 658
  50. Escaping Violence: The Security Situation of Somali Women and Girls

    A background on the HIV/AIDS situation, trafficking and smuggling, gender based violence, and political participation

    Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 076

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