Case prepared by Ms. Yvette Issar, research assistant, both at the University of Geneva. This link to conflict may be evident in the profile and motivations of the perpetrator, the profile of the victim, the climate of impunity or State collapse, any cross-border dimensions or violations of the terms of a ceasefire agreement.
First they shot her husband. Then the soldiers killed her two sons, ages 5 and 7. Their war, fought largely along ethnic lines, has turned the northern part of the country into a wasteland.
Despite advances in civil rights and the recognition by most developed nations that discrimination on the basis of sex alone is inherently unjust, a very real and pervasive form of sex discrimination is still permitted and practiced in the world today. Prenatal sex discrimination crosses cultural, ethnic, and national lines. It is practiced with impunity in many countries, including the U.
There has long been a need for a deeper understanding of the intersections of gender, ethnicity and other identities in peace-building and democratisation. This briefing explores the gender dimensions and gender impact of conflict in Myanmar. Such information is relatively scarce, and there has long been a need for a deeper understanding of the intersections of gender, ethnicity and other identities in peace-building and democratisation.
Welcome to the United Nations. Shame and stigma were integral to the logic of using sexual violence as a tactic of war, torture or terrorism, the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide told the Security Council today, amid demands that survivors be recognized as legitimate victims of conflict entitled to equality before the law as well as reparations. Victims who might survive rape often did not survive its social repercussions, he noted, adding that many were literally dying of shame, foregoing medical and legal help in order to avoid humiliation.
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Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender. Sexism can affect anyone, but it primarily affects women and girls. According to Fred R.
The third incarnation of the draft came into being in through the Selective Training and Service Act. It was the country's first peacetime draft. The draft came to an end when the United States Armed Forces moved to an all-volunteer military force.
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