Even in conflict and displacement settings, sexual violence is more likely to be perpetrated in the home than by a soldier or another stranger.
Since the 2010 earthquake, Haiti has suffered from an epidemic of sexual violence—but more and more women are sharing their stories.
The man acted without “carnal intent,” the judge said.
“Justice is still justice, even if it’s 30 years late.”
Two men have been arrested and police are looking for four others in connection with the attack.
Women reported being arbitrarily arrested and sexually abused by police and the military.
Political consensus needs to be turned into consistent action, says Sweden’s deputy prime minister.
Survivors of sexual violence in CAR are deprived of basic health care and stigmatized.
The country is trying to use phone features to help combat sexual violence against women.
The U.N. calls on communities to don orange to raise awareness.