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Physicians Prescribe Policy Changes to End Sexual Violence Against Darfuri Women and Girls

10/28/2009

Washington, DC — A panel of physicians from Sudan and the US proposed policy changes — including involvement of Darfuri women in strategies to secure their safety — to address gaps in US foreign policy and to end widespread sexual violence against women and girls in Sudan and Chad. The doctors also pressed for provision of appropriate health care for survivors of gender-based violence, as well as an end to impunity for crimes such as rape.

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Capitol Hill Briefing on Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Sudan and Chad

10/26/2009

Capitol Hill Briefing on Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Sudan and Chad

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Boston Artists Partner with Physicians for Human Rights to Paint a Picture of Life in Darfur

08/28/2009

Boston - On Saturday evening, Sep. 8, at the Atlantic Works Gallery in East Boston, local artists Elizabeth Hathaway and Joan Ryan, and Cambridge-based Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) unveil a new exhibition titled "Make Believe", a multi-media response to the effects of war on women and children in Darfur....

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Medical Study Supports Women Refugees' Reports of Sexual Violence in Darfur and Chad

05/31/2009

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has published a report documenting the scope and long-term impact of rape and other sexual violence experienced by women who fled attacks on their villages in Darfur and are now refugees in neighboring Chad...

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UN Security Council Resolution to End Rape as Weapon of War: Now Nations Must Enforce

06/26/2008

Physicians for Human Rights applauds the UN Security Council's unanimous passage of a resolution declaring rape and sexual violence an unacceptable "war tactic."

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