I was sexually assaulted in Mozambique in 1997. While my attacker got it away with it then -- I had hoped that things had since improved.
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With decades of research behind us, we now know that there are long-term environmental, developmental and health consequences to nuclear weapons as well.
The people responsible for causing the conflict -- the men with the guns, aided by the suppliers of guns -- will also be trusted to deliver peace. And who will be missing from the room? Women.
When Safia insisted on filing a police report, she was harassed and followed by police and security agents. Safia had no choice but to flee Sudan.
At the top of our wish list is that the military is placed under civilian control. That's because the military is still wreaking havoc on Burma's ethnic communities, particularly women.
Only ten months have passed since I was sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square -- it was the worst experience of my life.
Women human rights defenders -- women working in defense of human rights, including the rights of women and gender-related rights -- are under attack around the world.
The Honduran general elections on Nov. 24 could determine whether the impoverished Central American nation will be able to stem its epidemic of violen...
Can we do anything useful to stop sexual assault in conflict, and, if so, is the United Nations the entity to do it? To the first question, the answer is a resounding yes.
We are on one planet; some of the impact of what human beings do in one corner of the world is going to affect people in a distant corner of the world.
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