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Confronting rape and other forms of violence against women in conflict zones spotlight

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on African Affairs.

Confronting rape and other forms of violence against women in conflict zones spotlight

DRC and Sudan : hearing before the Subcommittee on African Affairs and the Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women"s Issues of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 13, 2009

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on African Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


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SeriesS. hrg -- 111-161
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women"s Issues
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF26 .F625 2009b
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 77 p. ;
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24578472M
ISBN 100160846897
ISBN 109780160846892
LC Control Number2009526311
OCLC/WorldCa475653500

  Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict Areas And often there is a large increase in domestic violence and other forms of family violence,” Dr. Ellsberg said. “The cumulative effect of this on women, who have been living in a war zone for more than 20 years, can be both psychologically and physically devastating.


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Confronting rape and other forms of violence against women in conflict zones spotlight: DRC and Sudan: hearing before the Subcommittee on African Affairs and the Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women's Issues of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session.

Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence against Women in Conflict Zones Spotlight: DRC and Sudan. The 'violences' that occur in conflict beyond strategic rape are first identified. Employing both a disaggregated and an aggregated approach, relations between forms of violence within and across each context's pre- mid- and post-conflict phase are then assessed, identifying connections and distinctions in by: 1.

Civilians in Africa’s conflict zones—particularly women and children, but also men—are often vulnerable to sexual violence, including rape, mutilation, and sexual slavery, carried out by government security forces and non-state actors, including, rebel groups, militias, and criminal organizations.

Violence against women – rape and all kinds of sexual assault – during armed conflicts is a practice which was known but ignored by human rights discourse and humanitarian law for many years.

When states and ideals legitimize killing and other acts of violence, rape is seen as an unfortunate by-product. women in the region include violence against women during and after armed conflicts, which have been numerous since the beginning of transition.

All violence has a lasting impact, but some forms of violence are especially likely to have long-term implications that predispose women to 5. VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 78 Violence has Many Faces and. Estimates of sexual violence against women in the context of the Colombian armed conflict Victims, perpetrators, places, and frequency of the different types of sexual violence against women in the context of the Colombian armed Confronting rape and other forms of violence against women in conflict zones spotlight book 15Rape Forced Prostitution Forced Pregnancy Forced Abortion.

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measures to protect women and girls from gender-based violence, particularly rape and other forms of sexual abuse, and all other forms of violence in situations of armed conflict.” The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action underscores that reproductive health is a universal humanFile Size: KB.

The most recent post was an announcement for the May 13 hearing in the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations: Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones. Spotlight: DRC and Sudan. PRWeb News Release – Wednesday 13 May, Playwright and V-Day Founder Eve Ensler will testify on the topic of rape as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, May 13 at p.m.

before a joint hearing “Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against women in Conflict Zones” of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs and the new.

In UN Security Council resolution recognised sexual violence as a tactic of war. In Angelina Jolie, an actress, and William Hague, then the British foreign secretary, played host to a summit in London on ending wartime rape.

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight. Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels.

Maythe Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on “Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones—Spotlight: DRC and Sudan.” The House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee also held severalCited by: InEnsler testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing, "Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones.".

The hearing focused on Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which the United Nations has called the rape capital of the world. For more than a decade. But gender-based violence may also involve persons in positions of trust, such as international peacekeepers or national police officers in conflict zones, who engage in rape, sexual harassment and sexual exploitation, often as a conscious strategy to humiliate opponents.

United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. For the journal, see Violence Against Women (journal). Violence against women (VAW), also known as gender-based violence and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), are violent acts the victims of which are primarily or exclusively women or girls.

Such violence is often considered a form of hate crime, committed against women or girls. The number of children in armed conflict zones are around million. They confront physical and mental harms from war experiences.

"Armed conflict" is defined in two ways according to International Humanitarian Law: "1) international armed conflicts, opposing two or more States, 2) non-international armed conflicts, between governmental forces and nongovernmental armed groups, or between.

Sexual Violence in African Conflicts Congressional Research Service Summary Civilians in Africa’s conflict zones—particularly women and children, but also men—are often vulnerable to sexual violence, including rape, mutilation, and sexual slavery.

This violence is. Other speakers stressed the need for cooperation, with the representative of Bahrain pointing out that a unified Arab report on gender issues could work towards eliminating violence against women.

The term violence against women has been used to describe a wide range of acts, including murder, rape and sexual assault, physical assault, emotional abuse, battering, stalking, prostitution, genital mutilation, sexual harassment, and pornography.

There is little consensus in the still evolving field on exactly how to define violence against. Playwright and V-Day Founder Eve Ensler will testify on the topic of rape as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, May 13 at p.m.

before a joint hearing "Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against women in Conflict Zones" of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs and the new Subcommittee on International.

New York, NY - Playwright and V-Day Founder Eve Ensler will testify on the topic of rape as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, May 13 at pm before a joint hearing “Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against women in Conflict Zones” of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs and the new Subcommittee on International Operations.

Women are often the targets of sexual violence during armed conflict. In Sierra Leone, Kosovo, Uganda, the former Yugoslavia, and countless other conflicts, women have been subjected to rape, sexual slavery, and other forms of sexual Christine Chinkin explains, "[w]omen are raped in all forms of armed conflict, international and internal, whether the conflict is fought primarily on.

Sexual and other forms of gender-based violence are common in conflict settings and are known risk factors for mental health and psychosocial wellbeing. We present findings from a systematic review of the academic and grey literature focused on the effectiveness of mental health and psychosocial support interventions for populations exposed to Cited by:   Lynn Nottage, who won the Pulitzer Prize in April for her play “Ruined,” and Quincy Tyler Bernstine, an actress in the play’s current production in New York, will be in Washington on Wednesday to join activities linked to United States Senate hearings on rape and violence against women in so-called conflict zones, such as Congo and Sudan.

In fact, women aged 15 through 45 are more likely to be maimed or die from male violence than from cancer, malaria, traffic accidents and war combined. This violence can take many different forms, and is constantly mutating into new forms, be it acid attacks, bride burnings, rape or domestic violence.

The United Nations, together with partners, national governments and civil society, is leading efforts to end all forms of violence against women and girls by And we have existing efforts we.

5/14/ Eve Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee on Rape and Violence Against Women in Democratic Republic of the Congo. Eve Ensler testified on the topic of rape as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, May 13 at pm before a joint hearing "Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against women in Conflict Zones" of the Senate Foreign.

The changing nature of conflict has brought an uptick in gender-based violence in war-torn countries, with instances of rape particularly common in conflict zones. While many women leave their countries to escape such violence, setting off on the journey is no guarantee of safety, as they are vulnerable to further gender-based abuse in transit and at destination.

Sexual Violence in Conflict Areas. In Nanjing, inan estima to 80, Chinese girls and women were raped by soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army. During World War II, Jewish girls and women were forced into prostitution and raped by German soldiers, and German gentile girls and women were raped by Soviet soldiers.

Other types of violence and abuse against women Women experience violence in many ways, from physical abuse to sexual assault and from financial abuse to sexual harassment or trafficking. Whatever form it takes, violence against women can have serious long-term physical and emotional effects.

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   Women in conflict zones are likely to suffer from sexual or physical violence at the hands of their husbands or partners before, during and after a period of conflict, warn experts from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine as politicians, activists and researchers gather today in London for the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.

The group's CEO, Stephen Glaude, says that the focus on men is the next stage in the evolution of the fight against rape – after treating rape victims and helping women reduce the risk of rape.

"Insightfully and lucidly maps the gendered contours of militarized conflict, from war zones to refugee camps, and across continents as diverse as Africa, South Asia, Central America and Europe. This exciting book provides a variety of incisive feminist critiques of ethnic-nationalism, disputes over oil rights, and discourses about religious fundamentalism.

What can William Hague do to prevent sexual violence in conflict? won't end violence against women in armed conflict. and William Hague form unlikely double act to tackle rape in war.

Seizing women as the spoils of war. But the abduction of women in conflict zones is more akin to a war crime than celebrated legend. It’s a form of violence against women and their.