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  1. REPORT: Communities Shattered by Arms Proliferation and Abuse in Côte d'Ivore

    The irresponsible and illegal supply of weaponry and munitions to the warring parties in Côte d'Ivoire has cont

    Wednesday, March 20, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 796
  2. Country File: Guinea Bissau Female Genital Cutting

    Type practiced:
    The most widely practiced forms are Type I and Type II.

    Legal status:

    Friday, February 8, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 770
  3. Peace without Security Violence against Women and Girls in Liberia

    Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 704
  4. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region: Paper on SGBV in the Great Lakes Region

    Ministers responsible for Gender in the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States have

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 528
  5. 'They Looked at his Identity Card and Shot Him Dead' Six Months of Post-Electoral violence In Côte D'Ivoire

    The violence that followed the disputed presidential election in November 2010 has caused the most serious humanitari

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 445
  6. We Have Lived In Darkness: A Human Rights Agenda for Guinea's New Government

    “We Have Lived in Darkness”

    A Human Rights Agenda for Guinea's New Government

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 438
  7. Situation of Human Rights in Côte d'Ivoire

    The Human Rights Council adopted a Resolution to dispatch an independent international commission of inquiry to C&oci

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 361
  8. Amnesty International Cote D'Ivoire Mission Report

    An Amnesty International research team has just returned from a four week mission to Côte d'Ivoire where they i

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 325
  9. National Outrage: Violence Against Internally Displaced Women and Girls in Eastern Chad

    This report focuses on conflict-related violence against internally displaced women and girls in the department of Da

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 121
  10. Peacebuilding in Liberia and the Case for a Perspective from Below

    Rule of law reforms in Liberia over the past five years serve as a clear example of how the internationalcommunity ha

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 836
  11. Guinea Solidarity Mission-Executive Summary

    On September 28th 2009, brutal military force was used to suppress a peaceful demonstration organized by the Forces V

    Monday, March 15, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 287
  12. Towards More Informed Responses to Gender Violence and HIV/AIDS in Post-Conflict West African Settings

    The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i

    Saturday, February 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 785
  13. Women War Survivors of Sexual Violence in Liberia: Inequalities in Health, Resilience and Justice

    This article argues that the human consequences of conflict sexual violence have often been misunderstood.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 787
  14. Addressing Gender-based Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict: Notes from the Field

    Sierra Leone's transition has witnessed a number of landmark procedural and legal innovations which have had widespre

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 885
  15. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations and The Evolution of Human Security

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 945
  16. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations & The Evolution of Human Securit

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 967
  17. No Place For Us Here: Violence Against Refugee Women in Eastern Chad

    Refugee women and girls continue to face the risk of rape and other serious violence in and outside refugee camps in

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 078
  18. Bloody Monday: The September 28 Massacre and Rapes by Security Forces in Guinea

    At around 11:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 114
  19. Deliver Us from Our Protectors: Accountability for Violations Committed by Humanitarian Aid Staff Against Refugee Women and Children

    Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 284
  20. Fact Sheet: Implementation of UNSCR 1820 in Post-Conflict Liberia

    During the prolonged 14 years of civil war in Liberia sexual and gender based violence was a characterizing feature o

    Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 697
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Women's Responses to State Violence in the Niger Delta

    This paper will discuss the ways in which the women of the Niger Delta have responded to acts of violence by the Nige

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 546
  25. Sierra Leone: Getting Reparations Right for Victims of Sexual Violence

    All victims and survivors of crimes against humanity, war crimes and other serious violations of international human

    Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 081
  26. My Heart Is Cut

    Pro-government and rebel forces in Côte d'Ivoire have subjected thousands of women and girls to rape and other

    Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 121
  27. Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Sierra Leone: Mapping Challenges, Responses and Future Entry Points

    From July 4th-14th 2006, International Alert conducted a mapping of the incidence of GBV and the programmes that are

    Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 982
  28. Côte d'Ivoire: Targeting women: the Forgotten Victims of the Conflict

    This report is the result of research conducted primarily in 2005 and 2006, including interviews in Côte d'Ivoi

    Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 083
  29. Tackling Violence against Women: A worldwide approach

    In Tackling Violence against Women WOMANKIND Worldwide shares the stories, struggles, and strategies of people in Zim

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 177
  30. Programming to Address Violence Against Women: Ten Case Studies (Volume 1)

    This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 457
  31. Silencing Sexual Violence: Recent Developments in the CDF Case at the Special Court for Sierra Leone

    This paper traverses the history of the exclusion of sexual violence evidence in the trial against three members of t

    Tuesday, June 14, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 328
  32. Where Are the Girls?: Girls in Fighting Forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their Lives During and After War

    By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f

    Sunday, March 14, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 334
  33. Liberian Stories: A Population Caught in the Cycle of Violence and Displacement

    Random violence, looting, rape, forced recruitment, family separation and general chaos have been part of the daily l

    Tuesday, July 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 150
  34. "We'll Kill You if You Cry": Sexual Violence Widespread in the Sierra Leone Conflict

    The 75-page report, “'We'll Kill You If You Cry:' Sexual Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict,” presents

    Tuesday, January 14, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 335
  35. Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration and Gender-based Violence in Sierra Leone [Excerpts from Precious Resources: Adolescents in the Reconstruction of Sierra Leone]

    Excerpts from "Precious resources: adolescents in the reconstruction of Sierra Leone.

    Sunday, September 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 186
  36. Gender-Based Violence: Emerging Issues in Programs Serving Displaced Populations

    Sunday, September 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 205
  37. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  38. Protocol to the African charter on Human Rights and Peorplr's Rights and on the Rights of Women in Africa

    States Parties shall combat all forms of discrimination against women through appropriate legislative, institutional

    Friday, November 16, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 100
  39. West Africa: Guinea and Sierra Leone: No Place of Refuge

    This report highlights that after more than a decade of armed conflict and human rights abuses there are more than on

    Tuesday, October 23, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 339
  40. Sierra Leone: Rape and Other Forms of Sexual Violence Against Girls and Women

    This document examines the systematic way in which rape and other forms of sexual violence have been used against wom

    Wednesday, June 28, 2000
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 340
  41. War-Related Sexual Violence in Sierra Leone: A Population-Based Assessment

    This PHR/UNAMSIL study is one of the first to scientifically document the extent of sexual violence as a result of wa

    Saturday, January 1, 2000
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 158