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Kachins Protest Rape and Murder

Kachins protest schoolgirl gang rape and murder (Special) August 27, 2008 Kachin News Group … Read More»

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A Case Of Rape In Kenya.

Two girls were today raped in Naivasha,and stabbed severally by a knife after that,leaving them with several deep knife stabs on their backs.One is a 23 year old girl and the other is 13.Before this a … Read More»

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Collaboration for the Congo???

I am working with several universities and have grant proposals in (response to an RFP) including specific intentions in the Congo for telemedicine and disease monitoring tools. … Read More»

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International Symposium to End Sexual Violence in the DRC

Every November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is an opportunity for us to reflect upon the pandemic of violence that is still very much in force today, as well as … Read More»

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Kenya Update on Sit re Sexual Violence - Response of NGOs, women leaders..

Dear all, Here is a detailed update of situation in Kenya from Nairobi. with brief update on key needs of women/NGOs and children related to ARV access and services related to sexual violence: … Read More»

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SIERRA LEONE: For women, war's over but violence goes on

SIERRA LEONE: For women, war's over but violence goes on Photo: IRIN One of tens of thousands of women in Sierra Leone sexually abused during the war … Read More»

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Burundians Say Peace Must Include Tough Rape Laws

Burundians Say Peace Must Include Tough Rape Laws By Anna S. Sussman - WeNews correspondent BUJUMBURA, Burundi (WOMENSENEWS)--At a small rape clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Bujumbura, the capital of the small East African nation of Burundi, young rape victims line up for antiretroviral medication to treat HIV. Although the war has ended, the rape crisis continues. Luk Van Baeren, a field officer at the clinic, says it sees about 10 victims of sexual violence each day, and says he thinks that's only the tip of the iceberg. … Read More»

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Stephen Lewis Outraged over Ongoing Lack of Response to DRC mass rapes

Below is a long, searing and outraged report from Stephen Lewis, Ex UN Ambassador on AIDS to Africa, about the ongoing, horrific, mass rapes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While I absolutely agree with his outrage, I would add what he did not, to this report - which is that there are grassroots organizations that have sprung up, led by women survivors of rape, and that they are pleading for our support. I am in touch with V-Day, which is starting a campaign to fund and build a "City Of Joy" -- a safe village for rape survivors in Bukavu. … Read More»

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