Category Archives: sexual violence

#women #refugees: Urgent need for Protection

“Imagine living in a refugee camp where you are too scared to go the toilet, or being subjected to sexual harassment on a daily basis in your host community because of your gender or identity.” – Catherine Murphy, Acting Director … Continue reading

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#KickingImages – Kunstuni Linz 06-08/05/2015

Kicking Images Conference Visual Politics – Sexualized Violence – Interventions Kunstuniversität Linz 6.-8. May 2015 With the conference Kicking Images and with reference to queer-feminist re-presentation politics, we want to explicitly intervene in the production of future visual notions of … Continue reading

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#Violence against Women – On the Recognition of Experiential Knowledge

“Victim” – “Survivor”: Reflections on the discourse about women experiencing of violence (GERMAN VERSION ) POSTSCRIPT to the AOEF Meeting, 5-6.June 2014 By Birgit Wolf How are women on their way out of violence outside the support services and after … Continue reading

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FRA survey on gender-based violence in all EU Member States

The new report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presents results from the world’s biggest-ever survey on violence against women, revealing the extent of abuse suffered by women at home, work, in public and online. As well … Continue reading

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#CSW57 – Stop Violence against Women | UN Women – LIVE WEBCAST

The 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) is starting today at the United Nations in New York City! Its priority theme is the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls. … Continue reading

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#vday2012: The State of Female America as Live-Event from NYC

Tonight  The State of Female America will be streamed LIVE from NYC: A public discussion at NYC’s Cooper Union about how inequality and public policy affect violence against women and they celebrate those who are working towards systematic change. The … Continue reading

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#EndVAW #EndImpunity: Justice for Women in Colombia’s armed conflict

Colombia: “This is what we call – justice”, the Women’s Rights Network of Amnesty International in Austria says, “No impunity for sexual violence against women in Colombia’s armed conflict.” Women and girls are victims of widespread and systematic sexual violence … Continue reading

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