Being a diverse and forward-thinking movement also means consistently seeking to understand and experiment with new ideas. The GBV Prevention Network, therefore, offers access to a wealth of compelling resources from both members and non-members. Here, you can keep up-to-date with thousands of the latest ideas and efforts being made to prevent VAW around the region. You can also share your own vision and practices, so others can learn from your experiences. We hope these materials will continue to expand our Network’s culture of learning!

Theme Peace and Security

“Here, Rape is Normal” A Five-Point Plan to Curtail Sexual Violence in Somalia

Author: Human Rights Watch

In this report, Human Rights Watch documents women’s experiences of sexual violence since the 2012 inauguration of the new Federal Government of Somalia. The report covers women’s experiences in Mogadishu and the surrounding Benadir district, areas where the government has some control and where the government and international agencies are investing significant resources in improving security and rebuilding government institutions, including the judiciary and health services.

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Mapping Women, Peace And Security In The UN Security Council: 2012-2013

The new report analyzes reports, meetings, presidential statements, and resolutions, nine thematic and general issues, in relation to 30 country situations, evaluating the degree to which women, peace and security obligations are being met.


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