15/09/1995 — Landmark 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.
08/03/2018 — Research, 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...
01/03/2015 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This is the third volume of the ACUNS Femicide series with a focus on sexual violence in conflict.
01/01/2016 — Research, 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.
15/03/2018 — News
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.