Tag: Sexual Violence

June 7, 2019

Stitching Stories of Sexual Violenc...

Thousands of stories told by sexual assault survivors are stitched together in hundreds of quilts. Together, they form The Monument Quilt, a project organized by an activist collective called FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture

April 18, 2019

SRSG on Sexual Violence in Conflict...

Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, briefs reporters as a guest at the noon briefing

March 26, 2019

UN Officials: 13 Million in Congo N...

2 million people were newly displaced last year; 7.3 million children are out of school; 300,000 children die each year before their fifth birthday; 3 in 10 women are reported to be victims of sexual violence; and in January alone there were 7,000 cases of measles and 3,500 cases of cholera

February 27, 2019

Malakal Mobile Court for Rape Victi...

Once all is set, the suspects are brought in from the United Nations protection site, under heavy UN police security. And then one by one, the accused take their place in the dock, as the audience awaits the proceedings

February 15, 2019

OHCHR Worries About South Sudan Sex...

According to a joint report by OHCHR and the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), attacks against women have decreased significantly since the peace accord was signed on 12 September

February 8, 2019

Hundreds Demand Strong Action Again...

Hundreds of people protested outside of police headquarters in Kosovo’s capital, Pristina, demanding strong action against sexual abuse

February 6, 2019

Kyrgyzstan’s #MeToo Moment? M...

Female lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan plan to introduce a bill to outlaw sexual harassment

February 2, 2019

French Karate Champion Takes Aim at...

In France, a triple world karate champion is teaching women to heal through her sport

January 30, 2019

Georgia Might Be Led By A Woman, Bu...

Sex scandals are usually more damaging for women than for men in Georgia, where male public figures face little public backlash, if any, for their sexual relations

January 22, 2019

Indonesian Campus Rape Victims Seek...

According to the Komnas Perempuan annual report in 2018, they received 2,979 reports of sexual assault. Amiruddin said the number has increased from previous years because there are more victims who want to report rape

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