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UK Program Behind the Guide Needs Better Strategy to End Rape During Wartime

The UK government signaled this week that it wants to reignite its initiative designed to end rape during war. As such, members of the initiative and their partners are seeking input for a guide on interviewing victims of conflict-related sexual violence…
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New report on matrimonial property abuses against Kenyan women; war crimes indictment against president of Kosovo; Ken Roth on the need to stop authoritarian rot in Europe; "hostage taking" by China; alarming Covid-19 situation in Burundi; farcical “fake…
Prudence's husband left her, then sold their home without her consent.

Women and Matrimonial Property Rights in Kenya

Women in Kenya still face insurmountable difficulty when trying to claim matrimonial property after divorce. Here are some of their stories.  Issa B: When her abusive husband left her, she was ordered to return her dowry My husband turned on me early in…
Kenyans are speaking about divorce more openly than ever before. But women still face insurmountable difficulty when trying to claim matrimonial property after divorce. Human Rights Watch found that the process for dividing up this property discriminates…
Women registering for a community dialogue meeting organized by the Federation of Women Lawyers in Kenya (FIDA-Kenya) with the Milimani Law Courts in Kibera, Nairobi.

Dharisha Bastians Targeted for Reports, Defense of Human Rights

(New York) – The Sri Lankan authorities should stop targeting, intimidating, and harassing journalist and woman human rights defender, Dharisha Bastians, and her family. The Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Without Borders, Amnesty…
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Burundi government’s Covid-19 silence; new EU law should protect human rights and climate change; why this new US commission is harmful; former Sri Lankan rebel should be prosecuted; IMF should delay Egypt loan; racial bias in EU lockdowns. Get the Daily…
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