Archives for posts with tag: SexualViolence

Forgotten #Children as World Ignores a Current #Genocide
By, Susan Sacirbey – DiplomatArtist.com
Where is our humanity for the Rohingya?

 

 
From Diplomat Artist Buzz: Having survived captivity & sexual violence, they must not be met with further stigmatization but nurtured & healed by their families, communities, & world at large. — Read More —

11-18-2014DRCongoIn October, UNHCR registered 1,737 incidents in the territories of Kalemie & the so-called “triangle of death.” These included the looting & burning of houses, extortion, torture, forced labour & recruitment into armed groups, sexual violence and mass rape.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49370#.VGvNfIeBEpx

In Erbil, which is seeing influx of displaced people from Mosul & neighbouring cities, the maternity hospital found needs have doubled since beginning of crisis, with more than 50 normal deliveries & up to 20 Caesarean sections every day.

Highly recommend this critical article by human rights activist, Bianca Jagger, who exposes a sanctioned & coordinated program with different Sri Lanka Security forces operating in secret camps for torture & sexual violence of both men & women which has been ignored in the global agenda.

Women Protest Sexual Violence by Soldiers in Chin State

Despite Burma having signed the United Nations’ Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1997, Chin ethnic women (primarily Christian) are raped & used as a weapon of war sadly like so many places in the world like Central African Republic, Congo, & Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Rape, sexual slavery, forced marriage combined with lack of security, rule of law, healthcare, food, and education create increased radicalization of both parties with women and girls most at risk.

Watch Film Report: FIRST FEMALE PROSECUTOR OF ICC SPEAKS OF PROSECUTING SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Fatou Bensouda has become the first female prosecutor of the International Criminal Court & it coincides with UNWomen, (an agency of the United Nations) focus on countering gender based crimes & violence directed at women.
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Watch Film Report: WOMAN REFUGEE HELPS REFUGEES’ EDUCATION & CONFRONTING VIOLENCE
She is former refugee from Somalia who has returned home to help other refugees and particularly women/girls to gain education and confront violence & FGM. 
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/woman-refugee-helps-refugees-education-confronting-violence/31535Image

Watch Film Report: WHO’S RESPONSIBLE FOR CONGO VIOLENCE?
National Church of Christ in Congo, Bishop Dieudonné Mbaya Tshiakany said recent UN expert report established that the M23 was being armed by Rwanda. His petition calls for UN to condemn “invasion” by Rwanda; for individuals who have been identified as perpetrators of rape, massacres & looting of minerals to be brought to justice; & for Rwanda to be punished for what is breach of UN Charter.
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