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Practical, cultural and political roadblocks: A way forward for addressing the needs of conflict-related sexual violence victims/survivors and their children

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Sexual violence is a widespread characteristic of conflict and post-conflict environments globally and within Asia-Pacific. Recognition of sexual and gender based violence in conflict has grown in recent years with national governments, civil society, the United Nations, practitioners and academics increasingly acting to prevent and respond to it. However, the immediate and mid-term needs of victims/survivors have often come secondary to advocacy efforts and pursuing... More

Furthering comprehensive approaches to victims/survivors of conflict-related sexual violence: An analysis of National Action Plans on Women, Peace and Security in Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines and Timor-Leste

Thursday, June 8, 2017

There is growing acknowledgment of the need to address the social, security, legal, health and economic impacts that multiply and sustain the repercussions of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) in the lives of women and girls globally. Less recognition has been given to the needs of the children of victims/survivors of CRSV, including those born of rape. An intricate set of rights impediments and needs arise for both victims/survivors and their children that require urgent attention and... More

Nepal’s National Action Plan

Saturday, December 17, 2011

This national action plan by the Government of Nepal and civil society sets the strategy to involve women in Nepal’s peace building process. More

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