Blowing the Whistle on Sexual Violence

blowing-the-whistle-thumbnail.jpgWhen the earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, women and girls across the country found themselves at increased risk of rape. As institutions that offered protection and justice fell around them, the women mobilized within displacement camps to protect women and support survivors. The Campaign is proud to release a new documentary on these bold, innovative women. 

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Campaign Gears Up for the Global Summit


Since our launch in 2012, the Campaign has worked alongside activists and civil society organizations to put the issue of sexual violence in conflict on the international agenda. And now it is. From June 10–13 2014, the United Kingdom will host the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict: the largest ever global meeting on this issue.

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Campaign African Regional Summit

African_Campaign_Members_Join_Forces_at_Our_Regional_Summit.jpgIn March, The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict brought Campaign Members from across Africa together for an energetic and inspiring regional summit in Nairobi, Kenya. 

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The Rwandan Genocide: 20th Anniversary

20 years after more than 800,000 Rwandans perished in the Rwandan Genocide, find out how the sexual violence survivors left behind are finding hope and working to stop rape in conflict.

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Pledgeworthy: April News

The International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict and our members have been working hard around the world to prevent sexual violence, protect survivors and prosecute perpetrators. Together we are making an impact - share our news with your friends and invite them to join the Campaign!

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Kosovo: War Benefits To Rape Survivors

Kosovo’s national assembly has voted to offer benefits to sexual violence survivors from the 1998-99 Kosovo war. This decision comes after months of pressure from groups such as Campaign Advisory Committee Member Amnesty International.

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The Campaign Talks to the Canadian Senate

This week, Campaign Members Liz Bernstein (Nobel Women's Initiative), Marilou McPhedran (Women, Peace and Security Network) and Jessica Tomlin (MATCH International) joined national and international policy-makers at a Senate Human Rights Committee to review Canada’s leadership on issues of rape and gender violence in conflict. 

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The Campaign Goes to Eastern Congo!

The Campaign is back from a remarkable journey on our Congo Women Speak delegation to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Nobel Laureate and Campaign Advisory Committee member Leymah Gbowee led the delegation, which met with Campaign members ending sexual violence in conflict.

We are now focused on sharing the needs they identified and amplifying their messages through the Campaign's network. 

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Grassroots Activist Success: CSW Event Highlights

On March 17, the Campaign, MADRE and The Global Fund for Women hosted “What Does Success Look Like on the Ground: Women in Burma, Sudan, Haiti and the DRC are Organizing for Change” at the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York, NY. 

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Women Working for Peace in Syria

On the third anniversary of the Syrian armed conflict, widespread sexual violence persists, but so does the resolve of Syrian women working for peace and justice in their country.

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