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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The ICC acquits Congolese rebel leader of sexual violence charges

The International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Congolese rebel leader Germain Katanga of crimes against humanity and war crimes today, but acquitted him of rape and sexual slavery charges.

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African activists join forces at our Campaign regional summit

Activists from across Africa gathered in Nairobi on the weekend to strategize ways to expand The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict on the continent and amplify African voices at the upcoming Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

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New report documents systematic sexual violence in Burma

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) have released an important report detailing ongoing crimes of sexual violence – over 100 cases documented since 2010, including 47 gang rapes – perpetrated by the Burmese military in ethnic regions of Burma. 

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Campaign releases new report on Sudan

The Campaign launched its newest report in December, Survivors Speak Out: Sexual Violence in Sudan. Hosted at the residence of the Dutch Ambassador in Canada, the event brought together Canadian and international policymakers to discuss the growing crisis for women in Sudan. 

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PLEDGEWORTHY: December News

The International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict has been hard at work 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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