These are the stories of eight women who have survived Assad’s detention centres. Tens of thousands of Syrians have been detained and subjected to the human destruction of these detention centres. These stories must be heard.
When President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico was still a governor, he ordered a crackdown on protesters that led to the brutal sexual assault of dozens of women. The victims took their case to international human rights officials. These are their stories.
Gender-based violence continues to be present in society with thousands of victims around the world. Every November 25, voices of complaint rise globally in the pursuit of their definitive eradication. El Pais presents us these voices.
This article aims to provide a brief overview of GBV in conflict and post-conflict settings, with a particular focus on recent international standard-setting developments and the continuing challenges of impunity and inadequate services for GBV victims.
This document aims to contribute to the clarification of the concept of femicide in Latin America, considering the processes of criminal classification in which it is currently operating and from an International Law of Human Rights perspective.
This report, produced by the Pan American Health Organization, in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, highlights that intimate partner and sexual violence against women is widespread in all Latin American and the Caribbean countri