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Why I work with rape survivors in Africa Women Under Siege Project

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Why I work with rape survivors in Africa. “

Simon Adams @SAdamsR2P

Never-ending trauma: In DRC, rape survivors are punished with more rape | Women Under Siege Project

Why treating rape survivors is so complicated

The staff of Rape Crisis seeks to assist “women to achieve their right to live free from violence.” (Rape Crisis/Alexa Sedgwick)

A wall mural in the town of Upington, South Africa. (Jeppestown)

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When it comes to the rape of women, government forces have allegedly carried out 54 percent these attacks; shabiha have allegedly perpetrated 20 percent; ...

In Syria, Can Crowdmapping Technology Help Women Under Siege Find Justice?

Eight reasons why victim-blaming needs to stop: Writers, activists, and survivors speak out

Attacks on women in Britain have risen by almost 70 percent in the past decade. (Hernán Piñera)

Karestan Koenen

Jessica Foord, who is a rape survivor.

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Children in the Central African Republic are facing disease, sexualized violence, and forced recruitment into the country's armed groups.

A clinic in Liberia offers free consultations on rape counseling. (Christopher Herwig)

Jeanine Mabunda, who has been the presidential adviser on sexualized violence and child recruitment for the DRC since July, talks about taking steps to ...

Mural painting and graffitis against the domestic violence ant rape in Soweto

Five ways tech is crowdsourcing women's empowerment | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian

Women at the 1963 civil rights march on Washington. Routine acts of aggression against women civil rights protesters were seldom met with accountability.

Women Under Siege posts an interactive map of reports of rapes. https://

How can the changing status of women help improve the human condition?

The color of lawlessness: Sexual abuse by police, nationwide

Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy @ University of Toronto

Will Black Men Join Fight Against Rape, Abuse Of Black Women, Girls? | News One

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A woman named Kahindo, 20, sits at home with her two children born of

South Africa's Diepsloot township: 'My neighbour is a rapist'

Syrian girls spool yarn for weaving into rugs in a women's-only space at Nizip

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In a recently released video, Islamic State Jihadists from Iraq and Syria expressed a primary concern this way: “They will come and rape the men before the ...

An image from a poster produced by La Strada shows the breakdown of the calls the center has received in the first six months of 2015. (La Strada)

Jeanne lives daily with the memory of rape

Part of the monument to the Condottiero Giovanni dalle Bande Nere.

10 do's and don'ts on how to interview sexualized violence survivors - Women's Media Center

Najlaa, the Syrian human rights activist.

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Women make up just 10% of the workforce in South African mines, making it

DR Congo's Leopards supporters wait to catch a glimpse of the soccer players after they returned

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

Syrian women walk past a closed shop in Azaz. Violence against women is a big

History repeats itself in Sudan

A police study in April 2012 found that only one out of 36 rapes—not even 3 percent—is reported in the country, according to the state-owned South African ...

Nadia Murad tells her story during a December 2015 UN Security Council meeting on the maintenance of international peace and security and trafficking of ...

Improving safety for women gathering water in refugee camps like this one in Sudan would go a long way toward protecting them from rape.

I decided to try the police station, but the officer in charge of taking statements wasn't there. So, despite my efforts, I never attained justice for the ...

Eugenie is 20 but is shy like a much younger girl—she giggles when you ask whether she wants to get married. Maybe it's because she's the youngest of nine ...

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Angelina Jolie's controversial film divides Bosnian rape victims

Doctors and others treating survivors of rape face particular challenges when gathering stories. Here, female patients rest in a waiting area at a hospital ...

Beyond Superwoman: Justice For Black Women Too

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WMC Women Under Siege

From civil rights to Ferguson: What's missing in media coverage of police violence

A 12-year-old rape survivor in a town near Bukavu, in South Kivu province. (Lauren Wolfe)

WMC Women Under Siege

From left, Mamakhete, Malefu, and Matseisei. (Priyali Sur)

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Indian activists participate in a rally protest against the recent incidents of sexual abuse, molestation and rapes against women in Bangalore on July 20, ...

Justice for rape survivors in Croatia. A Yugoslav army tank, destroyed by Croatian forces in the war. (Kos93)

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Survivors unite, fearing a repeat of rape in upcoming Kenyan election - Women's Media Center

Lwange, 51, with her daughter, Florida, who had been raped the week

Bargaining away justice for women in Rwanda | Women Under Siege Project Women's Rights, Human

Dr. Nene in the pediatric rape examination room at Panzi Hospital. (Lauren Wolfe)

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Psychosocial workers with International Rescue Committee (IRC) help rape survivors in South Kivu DRC

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent decision regarding the asylum application of a Salvadoran woman its at odds with international legal standards.

Survivors of sexualized violence take a literacy class at Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo. (Lee Ann De Reus)

The ultimate assault: Charting Syria's use of rape to terrorize its people

AIDS Intersects with Genocide

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I've found it's not uncommon here for women not to know their exact birthdates or to be able to calculate their age, but they often know the ...

Attacks on the Press book cover

An 11-year-old girl pregnant from rape. (Lauren Wolfe)

Child victims of Liberation War: The history we lost

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A mother and daughter sit behind a mosquito net in an internally displaced persons camp — where rape is always a risk — in Nyala, south Darfur, in 2005.

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Women march for justice and security in New Delhi on January 2, 2013, following. “

A view of the Kibumboa internally displaced persons camp north of Goma, in 2008, where rape survivors received medical and psychological support.

Can therapy help survivors overcome the horrors of the war in Syria? - Equal Times

Ma'lik Richmond cries as his verdict is announced in the Steubenville trial on March 17. TV media was criticized that day for giving too much sympathy to ...

Crystal N. Feimster. (Courtesy Crystal N. Feimster)

Why I work with rape survivors in Africa. “

Never-ending trauma: In DRC, rape survivors are punished with more rape | Women Under Siege Project

Why treating rape survivors is so complicated

Simon Adams @SAdamsR2P

WMC Women Under Siege

The staff of Rape Crisis seeks to assist “women to achieve their right to live free from violence.” (Rape Crisis/Alexa Sedgwick)

A wall mural in the town of Upington, South Africa. (Jeppestown)

Toggle navigation

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

Attacks on women in Britain have risen by almost 70 percent in the past decade. (Hernán Piñera)

In Syria, Can Crowdmapping Technology Help Women Under Siege Find Justice?

Eight reasons why victim-blaming needs to stop: Writers, activists, and survivors speak out

A clinic in Liberia offers free consultations on rape counseling. (Christopher Herwig)

WMC Women Under Siege

When it comes to the rape of women, government forces have allegedly carried out 54 percent these attacks; shabiha have allegedly perpetrated 20 percent; ...

Children in the Central African Republic are facing disease, sexualized violence, and forced recruitment into the country's armed groups.

Karestan Koenen

WMC Women Under Siege

Five ways tech is crowdsourcing women's empowerment | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian

Jeanine Mabunda, who has been the presidential adviser on sexualized violence and child recruitment for the DRC since July, talks about taking steps to ...

Mural painting and graffitis against the domestic violence ant rape in Soweto

WMC Women Under Siege

Women at the 1963 civil rights march on Washington. Routine acts of aggression against women civil rights protesters were seldom met with accountability.

South Africa's Diepsloot township: 'My neighbour is a rapist'

The color of lawlessness: Sexual abuse by police, nationwide

How can the changing status of women help improve the human condition?

Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy @ University of Toronto

Eugenie is 20 but is shy like a much younger girl—she giggles when you ask whether she wants to get married. Maybe it's because she's the youngest of nine ...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent decision regarding the asylum application of a Salvadoran woman its at odds with international legal standards.

Will Black Men Join Fight Against Rape, Abuse Of Black Women, Girls? | News One

From left, Mamakhete, Malefu, and Matseisei. (Priyali Sur)

WMC Women Under Siege

Women Under Siege

Syrian girls spool yarn for weaving into rugs in a women's-only space at Nizip

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

Part of the monument to the Condottiero Giovanni dalle Bande Nere.

Getty Images/iStockphoto

In a recently released video, Islamic State Jihadists from Iraq and Syria expressed a primary concern this way: “They will come and rape the men before the ...

Jeanne lives daily with the memory of rape

10 do's and don'ts on how to interview sexualized violence survivors - Women's Media Center

An image from a poster produced by La Strada shows the breakdown of the calls the center has received in the first six months of 2015. (La Strada)

Najlaa, the Syrian human rights activist.

Women make up just 10% of the workforce in South African mines, making it

A woman named Kahindo, 20, sits at home with her two children born of

DR Congo's Leopards supporters wait to catch a glimpse of the soccer players after they returned

The Uncertain Progress of Rwanda's Female Peace-Builders

I decided to try the police station, but the officer in charge of taking statements wasn't there. So, despite my efforts, I never attained justice for the ...

WMC Women Under Siege

Syrian women walk past a closed shop in Azaz. Violence against women is a big

A police study in April 2012 found that only one out of 36 rapes—not even 3 percent—is reported in the country, according to the state-owned South African ...

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

Women Under Siege posts an interactive map of reports of rapes. https://

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

Nadia Murad tells her story during a December 2015 UN Security Council meeting on the maintenance of international peace and security and trafficking of ...

History repeats itself in Sudan

From civil rights to Ferguson: What's missing in media coverage of police violence

WMC Women Under Siege

Improving safety for women gathering water in refugee camps like this one in Sudan would go a long way toward protecting them from rape.

Angelina Jolie's controversial film divides Bosnian rape victims

WMC Women Under Siege

Beyond Superwoman: Justice For Black Women Too

“You could only hear the screams and the cries of the little ones asking for help, but this did not make them show any mercy,” she recalled.

A 12-year-old rape survivor in a town near Bukavu, in South Kivu province. (Lauren Wolfe)

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WMC Women Under Siege

Justice for rape survivors in Croatia. A Yugoslav army tank, destroyed by Croatian forces in the war. (Kos93)

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

Survivors unite, fearing a repeat of rape in upcoming Kenyan election - Women's Media Center

WMC Women Under Siege

Indian activists participate in a rally protest against the recent incidents of sexual abuse, molestation and rapes against women in Bangalore on July 20, ...

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

Dr. Nene in the pediatric rape examination room at Panzi Hospital. (Lauren Wolfe)

Doctors and others treating survivors of rape face particular challenges when gathering stories. Here, female patients rest in a waiting area at a hospital ...

Priyali Sur

WMC Women Under Siege

WMC Women Under Siege

Bargaining away justice for women in Rwanda | Women Under Siege Project Women's Rights, Human

WMC Women Under Siege

Psychosocial workers with International Rescue Committee (IRC) help rape survivors in South Kivu DRC

Survivors of sexualized violence take a literacy class at Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo. (Lee Ann De Reus)

WMC Women Under Siege

The ultimate assault: Charting Syria's use of rape to terrorize its people

WMC Women Under Siege

AIDS Intersects with Genocide