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The Lancet – Special focus on sexual violence in conflict
The latest issue of The Lancet has a special focus to coincide with the first Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, held in London June 10 – 14 2014.
Gender-based violence in war zones inflicts extreme suffering and is a serious violation of human rights. These crimes leave physical, psychological, social and economic scars on individuals, families and communities.
This week’s content on sexual violence in The Lancet is available online for registered users to read for free:
Responding to sexual violence in conflict
Preventing violence against women and girls in conflict
Mazeda Hossain, Cathy Zimmerman, Charlotte Watts
Muriel Volpellier: confronting sexual violence with evidence
The challenges of research on violence in post-conflict Bougainville
Rachel Jewkes, Yandisa Sikweyiya, Nwabisa Jama-Shai
Rape as a weapon of war
Responding to sexual violence in armed conflict
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A report by WHO, LSHTM (Gender Violence & Health Centre)
and the South African Medical Research Council