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How to seek justice when exposed to sexual violence?

“A recent study on the economic cost of violence against women in Egypt indicated that about 7.88 million women suffer from all kinds of violence annually, of whom less than 1% report the incident or even reach for support,” a representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Cairo, Germaine Haddad said in early December.

Nehal Samir

The public health impact of domestic violence

By Dr Cesar Chelala Physical or sexual violence is a serious public health problem that affects more than one-third of all women globally, as was established in a report by the World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council. The findings of the report …

Daily News Egypt

Excuse us for being sceptical

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict was held last week in London, the largest gathering to ever happen on the subject. Co-chaired by the UK foreign secretary William Hague and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, the summit gathered delegations from 129 countries, including 79 ministers. This gathering aimed at bringing the international …

Rana Allam

Hopes and fears: Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

By Sanam Naraghi Anderlini   Ahead of tomorrow’s Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, Sanam Naraghi Anderlini questions the presence of government officials from countries with dubious track records, and says ministers should take the advice of women who are most at risk and already working at the frontlines to end all sexual violence. …

Daily News Egypt

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