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80 feminist and human rights organisations and well-known advocates support call for sexual and gender-based violence to be tried as a crime against humanity by European courts

State-sponsored sexual and gender-based violence in Syria should be tried as a crime against humanity, 80 feminist and human rights organisations and well-known advocates said today — the day after the first criminal complaint on sexual and gender-based violence in detention facilities was filed in Germany on the 17 June 2020 by seven Syrian women

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Houses without Walls

Syrian Women Refugees in Lebanon: Houses without Walls Implemented by: URNAMMU for Justice and Human Rights Funded by: Euromed Feminist Initiative, IFE-EFI – France Download English version | Download Arabic version The report on domestic violence against Syrian women refugees in Lebanon is part of the Urnammu Organization for Justice and Human Rights project: “Strengthening

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Unfortunately, our Dreams Have Been Stolen

I hope to see Syria [after the victory of the revolution] as a state of law and justice, a civil state where we achieve our aspirations.   One day in 2012, I drove my car carrying medical supplies, blood bags, blankets and child medicine towards Douma.  I approached the checkpoint without fear because I was

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Dreaming Of a Free Syria

        I am still waiting for the happy ending for my daughter and for many more like her to return to their mother’s laps. They did nothing wrong; they were detained just because they demanded what we have always dreamed of: free Syria and free Syrian people.         I am

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The Regional Manual of Monitoring and Documentation of Gender-based Violence Issues, Particularly Sexual Violence Against Women in the Middle East and North Africa

This manual contains a conceptual part that reviews the main concepts related to essence and importance of documentation from a feminist perspective, and the main definitions related to based-gender violence and sexual violence against women in the States of the region in accordance with international standards. It also includes a practical part of the most

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International Women’s Day 2016

On this International Women’s Day, EuroMed Rights gives an overview of the situation with regard to violence against women in the Euro-Mediterranean region. From North to South, women are still facing a multitude of challenges. Mentalities, traditions, inequalities between men and women, weaknesses of institutional and legislative frameworks, lack of resources and training … the

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