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Sexual violence in conflict – what use is the law?

Through conflict after conflict, sexual violence persists, not just as individual crimes but as a weapon of war, from the Balkans to the Congo, from Liberia and Sierra Leone to present day Iraq. It persists, says Madeleine Rees, the secretary general of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, because it’s effective.

Working to prevent it and cope with its effects is a dauntingly wide-ranging task, which entails tackling deep-seated attitudes at the core of societies, as well as the provision of medical help, emotional support and legal advice to the victims.


Mbonimpa, 27, a gay man from the Democratic Republic of Congo shows one of the death threats a friend of his, a Ugandan LGBT refugee named David, has received on his cell phone Sexuality Leadership Development Fellows 2015
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Inside the nightmares of Africa's LGBT refugees
Gay Ugandans fleeing a wave of homophobia have been covered widely in the international media. But LGBT people are fleeing countries across East and Central Africa, where religious crusaders are pushing forward anti-gay laws. The most common reason for flight isn't violence by strangers - although that sometimes occurs - but threats of violence and estrangement by their own families.MORE
Meet the Sexuality Leadership Development Fellows of 2015
The Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship addresses historical and contemporary sexuality issues and emerging best practice in policy and programming for sexual well-being in Africa. ARSRC is pleased to present the Fellows Class of 2015.MORE


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