[violence] sexual violence

On International Women’s Day 2007, IRIN launched "The Shame of War", a reference book and photo essay containing portraits and testimonies of the sexual violence women suffer when men go to war. It is now available online through the IRIN website.
«Je rêve qu’un amour sans tyrannie soit possible»
On February 22, 2007, the Ghanaian Parliament passed the long awaited Domestic Violence Act. Although the original bill specifically prohibited marital rape, parliament bowed to public pressure and removed the provision.
Rape has been a tool of war in Liberia, but revised penalties may turn the tide.
Nursing students of the Nawabshah Medical College Hospital (NMCH) have sought legal action against a doctor and paramedical staff for criminal assault.
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