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Campaigning for Gender Justice – Challenges and Opportunities

A young woman was brutally gang raped by men believed to be students of Abia State University in Nigeria and the act posted online (http://goo.gl/Yezdy). … Read More»

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Counted harms... Countless Graces!!

Privilege is used to hide abuse… not only the abuses and oppressions of those “without”, but also that of those trapped within the confines of the elite. … Read More»

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International Campaign To Stop Rape And Gender Violence In Conflict

"Because we envision a world without war, rape and gender violence where women and men are equal; because rape and gender violence destroy individuals and families, entire communities and the fabric o … Read More»

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Communique: Stop Rape In Somali Famine Zone: International Community Must Act Now!

"The Global Call to Action Against Poverty and the Feminist Task Force of GCAP express their outrage and condemn in the strongest possible terms the violence being perpetrated against innocent Somali … Read More»

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5 minutes with Iranian women: Gang rapes in Iran cause fear and religious controversy

Recent reports of gang rapes in Iran are worrying women and raising questions about social values, reports Mohammad Manzarpour of the BBC Persian Service. … Read More»

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Privilege, race, class, and crimes against women

Lauren Spierer was a pretty, blond, 20-year-old Indiana University college student, with a small stature, but a big smile. … Read More»

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The Rape Series - Part 3

For the last two parts of this series, we have examined the issue of rape at different stages: our response to the issue of rape, our response to victims of rape, our views of victims and perpetrators … Read More»

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BRAZIL: Time to Break the Silence on Abortion

When her father was excommunicated from the Catholic Church for performing a potentially life-saving abortion on a 9-year-old girl, Thais Moraes recognized the need to open up discussion on abortion in Brazil. Read More »

"The archbishop affirmed that rape was a dreadful sin. But abortion, he said, was even worse."

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Need: Volunteers Needed for Sexual Assault work with Congolese refugees

Summary: Rape in the Congo is tragically high. Volunteers Needed for Sexual Assault work with Congolese refugees: educating community; help create support groups & do trauma counseling. … Read More»

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