Another concern I have is that churches themselves have not come to terms with the impact of sexual and gender-based violence
. What is the impact?
Sexual and gender-based violence
has long been the weapon of choice for despots willing to use any means necessary to silence opponents and innocent civilians during war.
Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State, co-hosted the "International Conference on Ending Sexual and Gender-based Violence
in Humanitarian Crises" held in Oslo, Norway on May 23-24, 2019.
The UN officials believe that the protection of civilians can be strengthened can include technical assistance, within existing resources, on international humanitarian law, investigation and prosecution of sexual and gender-based violence
and conflict-related sexual violence, as well as other serious human rights violations.
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
against Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Guidelines for Prevention and Response.
Vice Chief of the Defence Force Air Marshal Mark Binskin explained that the paper elaborates the preventive measures that should be done to put a stop to sexual and gender-based violence
Focusing on forced marriage or the 'bush wife phenomenon' as a category of abuse, this paper identifies a number of flaws in the TRC's analysis of wartime abuses and its representation of sexual and gender-based violence
. Furthermore, influenced by Foucauldian understandings of power relations, I examine the way in which dominant humanitarian discourses can be seen to have sanctioned discussion of certain types of sexual and gender-based violence
and silenced others.
UNAIDS will work together with UN Peacekeepers to distribute inflatable solar-powered lights to women and families, initially in five pilot countries affected by conflict, as a way of broaching the complex and sensitive issues of sexual and gender-based violence
against women and HIV.
Interviews with 223 refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in Belgium and the Netherlands assessed levels and types of sexual and gender-based violence
. 133 respondents were female, 88 male and two transsexual.
The prevention and management of HIV and sexual and gender-based violence
: Responding to the needs of survivors and those-at-risk.
Among her topics are documenting sexual violence as a problem of individual freedom, unspeakable outrages and expertise on women's problems, Western Cold War models of human rights and public mental health, the medicalization of peacekeeping and government of sexual and gender-based violence
, policing the peacekeepers and empowering women, and knowledge and techniques for governing sexual exploitation and abuse.
The strategy was produced by Cosc - the National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence
. It aims to reduce the prevalence of these crimes and provide greater protection for the victims and survivors of violence.