Operations
Global - human rights

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

15/09/1995Landmark Document
The Platform for Action imagines a world where each woman and girl can exercise her freedoms and choices, and realize all her rights, such as to live free from violence, to go to school, to participate in decisions and to earn equal pay for equal work.
  • Beijing Declaration
  • Platform for Action
  • VAW
  • violence against women...
Syria - armed conflicts

Sexual and Gender-based Violence in the Syrian Arab Republic | UN OHCHR

08/03/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Sexual and gender-based violence against women, girls, men, and boys has been a persistent issue in Syria since the uprising in 2011. Parties to the conflict resort to sexual violence as a tool to instil fear, humiliate and punish. In this paper, the Inquiry Commission mentions that there were...
  • Syria
  • Human Rights Council
  • paper
  • sexual and gender-...
Global - armed conflicts

Femicide Volume 3: Targeting of Women in Conflict | ACUNS Vienna

01/03/2015Research, Analysis, Report, Study
  This is the third volume of the ACUNS Femicide series with a focus on sexual violence in conflict.
  • women in conflict
  • conflict
  • femicide
  • sexual violence
  • ...
Global - armed conflicts

Femicide Volume 5: Conflict and Terrorism | ACUNS Vienna

01/01/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
In this volume, we are looking at the latest developments on violence against women in conflict and at terrorist groups targeting women and girls.
  • armed conflicts
  • VAW
  • Terrorism
  • terrorist groups
  • violent...
Brazil - human rights

Killing of Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Critical of Police Rattles Brazil | NYT

15/03/2018News
Marielle Franco, a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, was killed after she denounced police brutality. Her killing shattered the cavalier attitude that prevails in much of this megacity in the face of rising violence.
  • femicide
  • Brazil
  • violence against women
  • Human Rights...