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  Summary In July 2016, 15-year old “Rouhiya” fled her sexually abusive father and sought refuge at the house of a 23-year-old man who had promised to marry her.[1] Soon after, she said, the man locked her up, drugged her, and gang-raped her…
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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
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Summary Mauritania’s population is quite heterogenous; questions of caste and ethnicity lie at the source of many of the country’s most deep-rooted and sensitive human rights problems. This report examines how Mauritanian…
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The Long Arm of Justice Lessons from Specialized War Crimes Units in France, Germany, and the Netherlands Summary Lessons Learned The Value of Specialized War Crimes Units…
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Still at Risk: Diplomatic Assurances No Safeguard Against Torture Table of Cases Executive Summary The Legal Prohibition against Returns to Risk of Torture and Ill-Treatment International Law.. U.N. Convention against Torture International Covenant on…
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POLICY PARALYSIS: A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA      SUMMARY II. ABUSES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS.. HIV/AIDS and Abuse of Girls Risks to Women and Girls in…
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April 2003                                                                                                                   Vol.14, No.3 (D) Fleeting Refuge: The Triumph of Efficiency over Protection in Dutch Asylum …