Therapeutic Activism: Men of Hope Refugee Association Uganda Breaking the Silence over Male Rape in Conflict-related Sexual Violence

Posted on March 23, 2016 at 10:57 am

Men’s experiences as victims of sexual and gender-based violence remain little recognised in research, policy or practice. Mainstream narratives generally ...

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Ending Violence Against Women: From the Beijing Platform for Action to the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on January 27, 2016 at 5:18 am

This booklet contains relevant sections of the principal international agreements over the past 20 years where countries have committed to ...

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Engaging Men for Effective Activism against Sexual and Gender-based Violence

Posted on January 27, 2016 at 4:39 am

Men are becoming ever more visible as integral partners in tackling sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), holding themselves, peers and ...

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The history and role of the criminal law in anti-FGM campaigns: Is the criminal law what is needed, at least in countries like Great Britain?

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:44 am

Reproductive Health Matters. Volume 23, Issue 46, November 2015, Pages 145–157. doi:10.1016/j.rhm.2015.10.001 Abstract The history of campaigns against female genital mutilation ...

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Female genital mutilation and cutting: a systematic literature review of health professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 12:16 pm

BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015, 15:32  doi:10.1186/s12914-015-0070-y Background The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 100–140 million girls and women have ...

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Hymen reconstruction as pragmatic empowerment? Results of a qualitative study from Tunisia

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 12:09 pm

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 147, December 2015, Pages 54–61. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.10.051 Highlights Provides qualitative data about why Tunisian women seek hymen reconstruction ...

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WHO Toolkit: Strengthening the medico-legal response to sexual violence

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 8:40 am

In the past 20 years, increasing attention has been paid to ending impunity for perpetrators of sexual violence in conflict-affected ...

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“We Want to Learn About Good Love” Findings from a Qualitative Study Assessing the Links Between Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Violence Against Women and Girls

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:42 am

This study was commissioned by Plan UK, assesses the extent to which Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) can have an impact ...

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Brief on Violence Against Sexual and Gender Minority Women

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:37 am

This Sector Brief provides guidance to help development professionals understand how VAWG affects programming in their sector on gender minority ...

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Sexual & Gender-based Violence: Baseline Findings

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:36 am

The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP) is a program for girls ages 10-19 in rural and urban Zambia that aims ...

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