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From Inevitable to Preventable: A Survivor-Centered Approach to Sexual Violence


In both conflict and non-conflict scenarios, women face a daily risk of assaults at home, in the workplace, on the street, and even in college dorms. In addition, victim blaming and other negative responses from first responders is commonplace, leading to underreporting of these crimes.

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Tech & Human Rights Blog Series: Bringing Low-Resourced Areas Out of Darkness


Power cuts are a daily reality of working in low-resourced, conflict-affected countries like the DRC, and are only one of many such hurdles. These challenges are not insurmountable.

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Tech & Human Rights Blog Series: Justin and His Search for Justice


PHR’s new mobile phone application, MediCapt, will be an important tool for Justin and for police officers all over the DRC who are doing their best to secure justice for victims of sexual violence.

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MediCapt Training

Tech & Human Rights Blog Series: From the Exam Room to the Courtroom and the Bumpy Road in Between


The idea was intriguing: create a mobile application that would allow clinicians to document physical findings during medical examinations of sexual violence victims.

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Tech & Human Rights Blog Series


PHR's Tech & Human Rights Blog Series is meant to highlight the intersection between technology and human rights, and to examine the increasing role that technology can play in advancing human rights around the world.

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