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Foreign Policy, Akin-Style: How the U.S. Denies Abortions to Women Raped in War

The Atlantic

"For tens of thousands of women and girls who are raped in conflict zones, forced pregnancy poses life threatening risks, multiple layers of physical and mental trauma, and also contributes to the destruction of family and community," Susannah Sirkin, deputy director of Physicians for Human Rights, said. "We believe that it is a medical imperative for survivors of sexual violence to have access to comprehensive reproductive health services without restrictions."

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A Conversation with Lauren Wolfe, Director, Women Under Siege


CTV News interviews Lauren Wolfe, director of Women Under Seige, about the prevalence of rape in war. Wolfe cites PHR's report from 2009, Nowhere to Turn, on women in Darfur.

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International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict Launches


Today PHR, Nobel Peace Laureates, international advocacy organizations, and groups working at the regional and community levels announced the launch of The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict.

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Worldwide campaign to stop rape, gender violence in conflict gets underway


PHR, along with other aid organizations, pledges support as the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict launches.

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Sexual Attacks in Syria Mapped by Women's Media Center Using Crowdsourcing


Susannah Sirkin, Deputy Director of PHR, comments on the utility of crowd sourcing in tracking sexual attacks in Syria, reports the International Women's Media Foundation.

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