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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. 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
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  7. 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
  8. Statement: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Statement By Ms.

    Friday, November 21, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 348
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. INDONESIA: How Are Women's Rights Being Defended In Aceh, Indonesia?

    An interview with Suraiya Kamaruzzaman, a human rights activist and one of the founders of Flower Aceh, the first wom

    Tuesday, February 12, 2008
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