By Irene Garofalo Introduction From the 1970s onward, the international community has increasingly given consideration to sexual violence in wartime. In most recent conflicts, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rwanda, and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, sexual violence has been used as a weapon of war aimed at destroying the enemy both
Interviewer: Beatrice AureliEditors: Sarah Mohamed and Tamara Frunse INTERVIEW WITH DR. TOM MARFO, Director of Christian Aid and Resources Foundation – CARF [http://www.womentrafficking.eu/] Rev. Dr. Tom Marfo is a Ghanaian pastor, founder and executive director of the Christian Aid and Resources Foundation, an NGO based in Amsterdam, dedicated to the
From left is Rachel, Nicolene & Cynthia at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Hague, Netherlands, on the 11th of October 2018. INTRODUCTION The women’s right/human rights agenda has had considerable success in drawing attention to the problem of domestic violence against women but has been almost silent on
Men And Boys As Hidden Victims Of Sexual Violence: A Conversation On Sexual Violence Perpetrated Against The Male Gender Organised By Centre For African Justice, Peace And Human Rights.
Generally, victims of rape and other types of sexual violence are reluctant to speak out. Unfortunately, exclusion and stigmatization are the unavoidable corollary of acts of sexual violence. While there still is limited awareness, focus and advocacy on women’s rights in sexually violent circumstances, it is even less so when
Could it be the end of recognition of male victims in the society today or will this be the rise of UN-Men? Well, you must be wondering what this writer is on about. I will let you in on the gist. On the 19th of June 2018, the UN women