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Par Bridget Nievinski
Conflict-related SGBV became the norm during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and resulted in a myriad of physical and psychological consequences for both Tutsi and Hutu women.
In this article, you will have the occasion to read more about the Rwandan Genocide, the meaning of Intersectionality and identities in the conflict and the role they played in victimization of Rwandan women during the conflict.
Par Bridget Nievinski
Using intersectionality as a research paradigm, the second paper in this series examines the motivations behind SGBV by various armed groups taking into consideration the ethnic and political identities of both the soldiers and the victims as well as observing the role age and class play in victimization.
Written in collaboration with Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrein
France is becoming an increasingly important actor in the Gulf region and its expanding transnational network comes with an increased responsibility to promote French human rights ideals across borders. Is the French government prioritizing its strategic interests over the protection of women’s rights in this region? What is the distinction between what is tolerable and what is not? This article analyzes women’s rights in Bahrain and the French government’s approach to this topic in the context of the Generation Equality Forum.
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The Generation Equality Forum
On the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, the Generation Equality Forum was born. This global gathering for equality between women and men is organized by UN Women, in partnership with civil society. It is co-chaired by France and Mexico. Launched in Mexico City between March 29 and 31, a series of events will take place in Paris from June 30 to July 2 to raise awareness and launch the actions of various organizations involved in the fight against gender inequality and violence. France joined the working group on the right to self-determination, sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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