Sexual Violence

Posted by in News on October 8, 2018

Congo-Kinshasa: Mukwege – ‘Do Not Treat Sexual Violence As Taboo’

If all men would act and think like Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege, it would be a better world. DW’s Susanne…

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Posted by in News on September 17, 2018

South Africa: Gender-Based Violence – Mabuza Says ‘Men Must Change’

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on South African men to change to stop the scourge of gender-based violence in…

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Posted by in News on September 10, 2018

Stop Regression on Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls, UN Experts Urge

GENEVA (5 September 2018) — Rollback and regression on respect for international human rights norms threatens the sexual and reproductive…

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Posted by in News on June 18, 2018

Me Too didn’t start with a hashtag – Hakima Abbas’ remarks at EDD 2018

AWID: Women and girls are speaking out loudly and visibly against violence, harassment, and abuse — from the #MeToo movement…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on May 21, 2018

Call for papers: Sexual violence, social movements, and social media

Over the past decade, social media have facilitated practices of sexual violence (stalking, doxing, harassment, bullying, revenge porn, genocide, etc.)…

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Posted by in News on May 14, 2018

Sexual Harrassment at the Work Place

Workplaces (Government institutions, Non-governmental organizations and corporate entities) should develop sexual harassment policy and programs to protect workers. Moreover, all…

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Posted by in Uncategorized on March 20, 2018

Blame the Rapist, Not the Victim

If you have ever engaged in feminist discourse you probably heard of the term “rape culture”. It was first used…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 5, 2018

Call for Papers: Exploring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Inequities within Countries

Call for papers: The journal of Reproductive Health Matters invites submissions that explore inequities in relation to sexual and reproductive…

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Posted by in News on January 23, 2018

South Africa: Forced Abortions – a New Frontier in the War On Women’s Bodies?

South Africa: Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on December 18, 2017

Report Finds Disturbing Gaps in Services for Sexual Violence Survivors in South Africa

South Africa — Nearly three-quarters of public health facilities in South Africa designated to provide services to survivors of sexual violence…

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