[violence] sexual violence

UNICEF and UNFPA recently carried out a situation analysis in Darfur, Sudan on the effects of the ongoing conflict on the health and well-being of the 1.64 million girls and women who are affected by the war.
Nearly five years after Congolese rebels introduced rape as a psychological weapon in the Central African Republic (CAR), individual victims and the nation as a whole are still dealing with the fallout.
According to the Ministry of Public Works and Social Affairs, there has been a significant increase in cases of abuse against women, especially in the capital, Baghdad.
Méprisée et traumatisée par des années de malheurs et de peines, la femme algérienne n'a pas courbé l'échine, même devant la barbarie terroriste de la décennie noire (1992-2002).
Nearly five years after Congolese rebels introduced rape as a psychological weapon in the Central African Republic (CAR), individual victims and the nation as a whole are still dealing with the fallout.
Près de cinq ans après la guerre civile en RCA, conflit au cours duquel les rebelles congolais ont fait du viol une arme psychologique contre la population, les victimes et la nation toute entière traînent encore les séquelles de ces actes barbares.
In honour-and-shame cultures like those of India and Pakistan, male honour resides in the sexual probity of women, and the "shaming" of women dishonours all men.
We condemn the 'fatwa' issued by the Dar ul Uloom Deobandi, in the case of the rape by the father-in-law of Imrana of Muzzafarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.
Plusieurs associations féminines ont appelé hier, dans un communiqué commun, à faire du 13 juillet une journée nationale contre les violences à l’égard des femmes.
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