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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Statement: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Statement By Ms.

    Friday, November 21, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 348
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Report of the Secretary-General on Women, Peace, and Security (2008)

    Thursday, September 25, 2008
    Secretary General Reports11 618
  9. 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
  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. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. Background Note and Recommendations on Ongoing Transitional Justice and Gender Issues in teh Democratic Republic of Congo

    Statement addressed to the US Senate Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law regarding strategies to adopt on sexual

    Friday, April 4, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 681
  38. Promising Democracy, Imposing Theocracy: Gender Based Violence and the US War on Iraq

    In spring 2003, as the smoke began to clear from the US invasion of Iraq, a wave of kidnappings, abductions, public b

    Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 389
  39. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 446
  40. UNite to End Violence Against Women Fact Sheet

    The UNite to End Violence Against Women 2008 Fact Sheet provides an overview of violence against women around the wor

    Friday, February 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 228
  41. Celebrating 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence and the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    As the 2008 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign comes to a close, and as human rights activists cele

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 087
  42. Celebrating 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence and the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    As the 2008 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign comes to a close, and as human rights activists cele

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 232
  43. Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Latin America

    Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 266
  44. Making Progress in the Peace Process:Including Women in Peace Negotiations and Bringing Sexual Violence to the Agenda

    With the adoption of the Rome Statute of The International Criminal Court in 1998, sexual and gender-based violence (

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 277
  45. Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons

    The overarching goals of this Toolkit are those of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Person

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 456
  46. New Manual of Security Strategies for Women Human Rights Defenders: Insist, Persist, Resist, Exist

    All over the world, women defend the rights of individuals and communities facing oppression, discrimination and viol

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 515
  47. Intercultural Dialogue on Violence Against Women in the Mediterranean: Final Results of a Euro-Mediterranean Project

    Violence against women and girls is a fundamental violation of human rights, representing one of the most critical pu

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 518
  48. 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
  49. Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence in Disasters: a Planning Guide for Prevention and Response

    Hurricane Katrina served as a catalyst for the production of this report, which suggests measures to take during the

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 879
  50. UNODC: Supporting Victim Empowerment in South Africa

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 237

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