VAW in Emergencies and Conflict

Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media, VAW in Emergencies and Reproductive Health on April 13, 2017

Social Media Toolkit to Build Feminist Support for Article on Gender-based Violence

“It’s not about the gender binary, it’s about the gender hierarchy” International Review of the Red Cross, Issue No. 901,…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News, VAW in Emergencies and Reproductive Health on April 3, 2017

Africa: Ending Gender-Based Violence Key to Health and Well-Being

United Nations — Physical injuries are some of the more visible, and at times most deadly, consequences of gender-based violence…

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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…

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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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