VAW in Emergencies and Conflict

Posted by in Announcements, News on February 13, 2017

Call for Applications: Young Researcher’s Participation in SVRI Forum 2017

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative is undertaking a process to recruit 10 young researchers between the ages of 18-24 to…

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Posted by in News on October 30, 2015

Responding to and Preventing Violence against Women in Conflict and Other Emergencies

GBV in emergencies thematic action group: 8 local and national non-governmental organizations in the Great Lakes, East and Horn of Africa built capacity…

Posted by in News on September 7, 2015

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Bans Documentary On Rape By Militia, Army

Congo: The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Thursday banned a documentary on a gynaecologist helping women raped…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, VAW in Emergencies and Reproductive Health on May 27, 2015

Nigeria: Survivors of Boko Haram Abduction Begin Healing Process

Nigeria: Boko Haram Survivor’s healing begins  after being captured from their homes, violently abused and, in many cases, starved almost…

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Posted by in News on May 20, 2015

South Sudan: Unicef Warns Women and Children Being Victimized ‘With Frightening Regularity’

South Sudan: Almost two years since the eruption of the conflict in South Sudan, the situation continues to deteriorate with women…

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Posted by in News on April 29, 2015

Nigeria: Troops Rescue 293 Girls, Women From Sambisa Forest

Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast have rescued no fewer than 200 girls and 93 women from Sambisa…

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Posted by in News on February 23, 2015

The voice of South Sudan’s women must be heard to give peace a chance

South Sudan: I recently travelled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the summit of the African Union to talk about peace…

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Posted by in News on February 2, 2015

AU Report Into Sexual Violence in South Sudan: Vital to Stop Women’s Bodies Being Used in War

South Sudan: As the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, I visited South Sudan in May 2012, less than…

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Posted by in News on January 7, 2015

Why Aren’t World Leaders Angrier About Violence Against Women?

Global: On this cold and rainy Tuesday, Bafana Khumalo stood in front of the White House with a controversial demand…

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Posted by in News on December 5, 2014

The Hidden Link Between Women and War

Domestic violence against women may actually be a cause of war—so how do we disrupt the vicious cycle that propels…

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