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  1. MYANMAR: New Approaches Needed to Help Survivors of Rape in Burma

    As well as preventing sexual violence, assisting survivors of sexual violence in conflict has been a big theme at the

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 374
  2. INDONESIA: Indonesia Calls for Concrete Steps to End Violence Against Women

    Indonesia has underscored the need for the international community to take concrete steps to put an end to violence a

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 375
  3. CAMBODIA: New Guidelines Aim to Protect Women, Children

    A 100-page set of guidelines for the legal protection of the rights of women and children was launched by the Ministr

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 376
  4. PHILIPPINES: Filipina Peace Builders All Set for London's Global Summit Against Sexual Violence in Conflict

    MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 358
  5. CAMBODIA: Request to Investigate Khmer Rouge Sexual Violence Echoes Higher Global Profile

    The Khmer Rouge have been blamed for many horrors in Cambodia, but until relatively recently the regime's use of sexu

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 306
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  7. CAMBODIA: Report Finds Poor Implementation of Domestic Violence Law

    Preliminary research in two provinces has found that a lack of implementation of the domestic violence law means that

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 213
  8. BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar Military still uses Rape as a Weapon of War: Rights Group

    A women's group says the military in Myanmar is still using rape as a weapon of war, with more than 100 women and gir

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 178
  9. CAMBODIA: Cambodians Confront Taboo on Khmer Rouge Sex Crimes

    Savoen still wakes up screaming, reliving the evening she and about 30 other women were dragged to a forest by Khmer

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 162
  10. PHILIPPINES: Typhoon Haiyan: UK Aid Delivery Must Assess RIsk of Violence Against Women

    All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains

    Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 150
  11. MYANMAR: Burma Support Withheld on UN Pledge to End Sexual Violence

    Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to

    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 094
  12. CAMBODIA: Women Speak Out About Sexual Violence Under KR Regime

    When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 087
  13. MYANMAR: Women Demand Justice for Civil-War Sex Abuse Victims

    Participants at the Myanmar Women's Forum 2013 held from September 20 to 22 in Yangon.

    Tuesday, September 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 086
  14. PHILIPPINES: Women's Group Files House Resolution Urging Sensitivity toward Rape Victims

    Rape jokes, such as the one recently made by comedian Vice Ganda, are more than just ill-advised humor and reflect Ph

    Tuesday, June 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 975
  15. BURMA: Amid Praise, End to Sexual Violence: G8

    The G8 Foreign Ministers noted that since President Thein Sein took office, Myanmar has made great steps towards demo

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 936
  16. BURMA: Rohingya Rapes Caused Myanmar Refugee Fight-Indonesia Police

    The rape and sexual harassment of three stateless Rohingya Muslim women caused last week's deadly brawl between Burme

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 933
  17. CAMBODIA: UN Official Welcomes Possibility of Genocide Court Trying Sexual Crimes

    A senior United Nations official today welcomed the recent decision by Cambodia's genocide tribunal to annul a previo

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 853
  18. BURMA: After Riot, Locals Blame Police While State Media Blasts Protestors

    Ma-Ubin residents said riot police incited the violence that led to rioting in the Irrawaddy Delta township on Tuesda

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 842
  19. BURMA: Kachin Shelling Killed 9 Civilians since September: Rights Group

    In the past five months nine civilians were killed and fourteen injured in Kachin State as a result of Burmese milita

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 843
  20. BURMA: Rapes by Burmese Security Forces 'May Cause More Strife' in Troubled Region

    At least 13 women, including teenagers, have been subjected to prolonged rape by Burmese security forces in a remote

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 814
  21. BURMA:Religious Persecution, Rape Still Evident in Kachin State

    Sixty-six Christian churches have been burnt down in Kachin state since the conflict erupted in June 2011, according

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 816
  22. CAMBODIA: Acid Attack Perpetrator Sentenced under New Cambodian Law

    Nhem Sreyda feels fortunate that she is still able to see after being doused with acid by her ex-husband in 2012.

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 811
  23. PHILIPPINES: The Department of Interior and Local Government to Conduct Activities Aimed at Ending Violence Against Women

    The Department of Interior and Local Government enjoined all local governments to conduct activities towards ending v

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 665
  24. PHILIPPINES: Medecins Sans Frontieres presses PNG on rampant sexual violence

    The president of Medecins Sans Frontieres pressed Papua New Guinea's new government to address its epidemic levels of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 636
  25. CAMBODIA: Women speak out over Khmer Rouge sexual violence

    For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 634
  26. CAMBODIA: Sexual Violence Recounted During KR Regime

    Sok Samith told of her Vietnamese friend impregnated by rape, forced to work in shackles and then sent to prison wher

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 507
  27. CAMBODIA: Cambodia Acid Attack Law Raises Hopes, Concerns

    The attack, in September 2011, left the 50-year-old mother of three with no right eye, 50 percent vision in the left

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 508
  28. INDONESIA: Combating Human Trafficking in Indonesia

    To bring attention to the intolerable trade, “Never Again!” recounts the stories of several victims and i

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 387
  29. CAMBODIA: Less Power for Cambodian Women, Report Says

    Cambodian women have fewer opportunities than men, and less access to economic and political positions of power, a Wo

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 151
  30. INDONESIA: Indonesia is a 'Dangerous Place' to be a Woman: Poll

    That put Indonesia lower than South Africa and Mexico, and just above Saudi Arabia and India.

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 382
  31. TIMOR-LESTE: Women are Also Resistance Heroes

    The punishment that she and other women in her position received is hard to justify, or even discuss, she says.

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 392
  32. PHILIPPINES: Steep Rise in Gender-Based Violence

    Authorities in the Philippines are reporting a sharp uptick in the number of gender-based violence cases over the las

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 101
  33. INDONESIA: Indonesia Islamists Stall Gender Equality Bill

    The fate of a gender equality bill pending in Indonesia's parliament and aligned with the United Nations convention o

    Wednesday, May 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 044
  34. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  35. PHILIPPINES: Lanao Sur Stakeholders Address Women's Rights in Armed Conflict

    Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 931
  36. BURMA: License to rape: How Burma's military employs systematic sexualized violence

    Last week, a young woman from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma reported being “beaten, drugged, and sexually

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 960
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  38. MYANMAR: Myanmar Military Fuels Forced Labour, Sexual violence - HRW

    Myanmar and its army are continuing a “systematic repression” of citizens, namely in ethnic areas with on

    Monday, January 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 699
  39. SOUTH EAST ASIA: UN and South-east Asian Nations Partner to End Violence Against Women and Children

    18 January 2012 – Representatives from the United Nations and South-east Asian nations have teamed up to explor

    Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 679
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  41. PHILIPPINES: Central Luzon Police 'Blow the Whistle' to End Maltreatment of Women

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    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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  43. BURMA: Rape Used as Military Weapon

    The Burmese army has been following a policy of systematically raping women and girls to subjugate the country's rebe

    Saturday, December 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 524
  44. BURMA: 81 Women Raped, 36 Killed by Burma Army Soldiers: WLB

    Within the 8-month long armed conflict against ethnic groups in Shan and Kachin States, Burma Army soldiers have rape

    Friday, December 2, 2011
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  46. BURMA: When Unarmed Women Are in the Hands of Armed Men

    “I was terrified.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 409
  47. BURMA: Women used as sex slaves on Kachin frontline

    The hostilities between the Burmese military and ethnic Kachin get worse every day and the abuses are much worse than

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 405
  48. BURMA: Burma Army Must Stop Using Rape As Terror Weapon

    Three Chinese women were gang-raped Friday by Burmese soldiers under Burma Army's Military Operation Command-3 (MOC-3

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 302
  49. MYANMAR: Military guilty of rape, activists say

    Human rights activists are reporting an increased incidence of rape against Kachin women in areas of recent military

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 261
  50. BURMA : Shattered Lives

    Reports emerged last week from Kachin and Shan States that rape is still being used as a tactic by the Burmese army t

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 133

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