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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/31/2023 11:02:22 PM
Hamas condemned on Sunday a misleading report by the New York Times that alleges Hamas fighters carried out rape and sexual violence during the 7 October Al-Aqsa Flood operation, according to member of Hamas political bureau.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
12/12/2023 6:14:11 PM
Al-Ahram weekly talks to psychologist Naglaa Naguib about the problem of violence against women

World - Africa
9/19/2023 4:45:15 PM
U.N.-backed human rights experts say war crimes continue in Ethiopia despite a peace accord signed nearly a year ago to end a conflict that engulfed the country’s northern Tigray region. The violence has left at least 10,000 people affected by rape and other sexual violence — mostly women and girls, they found.

World - Africa
2/4/2023 6:36:23 PM
Pope Francis warned Saturday that South Sudan’s future depends on how it treats its women, as he highlighted their horrific plight in a country where sexual violence is rampant, child brides are common and the maternal mortality rate is the highest in the world.

World - War in Ukraine
11/28/2022 7:39:40 PM
Ukraine First Lady Olena Zelenska on Monday demanded a "global response" to the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, saying Kyiv prosecutors are investigating more than 100 possible crimes by Russian soldiers.

World - War in Ukraine
11/25/2022 1:13:23 PM
UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly announced new aid for Ukraine on a visit to Kyiv on Friday, including ambulances and support for victims of sexual violence by Russian soldiers.

World - Africa
12/21/2021 9:47:01 PM
The UN human rights office on Tuesday called for an independent investigation into allegations of sexual violence including rape and gang rape during mass anti-coup protests in Sudan earlier this week, a spokeswoman said.

Egypt - Politics
7/15/2021 4:19:21 PM
Other sexual violence-related incidents have been under investigation in the past months

World - Africa
4/22/2021 10:36:00 PM
Members of the UN Security Council expressed their deep concern about the humanitarian situation in Tigray region and allegations of human rights violations including reports of sexual violence against women and girls

World - Africa
4/22/2021 9:52:38 PM
'Those reports are extremely horrific, very shocking,' Robert Mardini, director-general of the Geneva-based International Committee of the Red Cross told AFP in an interview, adding that this was a 'matter of grave concern'

World - International
3/9/2021 5:40:41 PM
Boys should be taught in school about the need for mutual respect in relationships and mutual consent in sex, WHO officials said

World - International
3/2/2021 4:08:35 PM
Bachelet said that reports about arbitrary detention, ill-treatment, sexual violence and forced labour in Xinjiang necessitated a thorough and independent assessment of the situation

World - Africa
2/12/2021 4:20:48 PM
The UN said last month it had received "disturbing" reports of sexual violence in Tigray, including of individuals forced to rape members of their own family

World - Africa
1/21/2021 10:44:22 PM
The UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict said that there have been increasing reports of sexual violence against women and girls

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
8/28/2020 1:03:05 PM
Egyptians are taking to social media to try to halt harassers and rapists, reports Muhammed El-Naghy and Nouran El-Sawy

World - International
6/21/2020 10:15:03 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/27/2019 12:30:04 AM
Violence against women includes domestic and sexual violence and practices such as early marriage, female genital mutilation (FGM) and trafficking

Egypt - Politics
11/12/2019 8:58:51 PM
Amira Ahmed was arrested on murder charges after the incident in July, causing a public outcry

World - International
8/23/2019 3:30:30 PM

World - Region
10/13/2018 4:30:57 PM
Iraqi Yazidi human-rights activist Nadia Murad was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this week in recognition of her stand against sexual violence, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

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