DARE: 2020 Winners

Mariam Elzeiny (above) DARE Project: Pages of Resistance: Analyzing Muslim African Manuscripts in the aftermath of the Mali Slave Uprising in Brazil, 1835 Programs of Study: Political Science and Cognitive Science Project Supervisor: Paul Lovejoy More information here. Click here to view Mariam’s research poster (pdf) Noorin Pattni (below) DARE Project: War-affected Youth from DR Congo: Analyzing responses to … Read moreDARE: 2020 Winners

Raissa Malu and Julienne Lusenge named within the AU panel

Whereas the torch of the presidency of the African Union passes in DRC, the Head of State Felix Antoine Tshisekedi has just set up a team having to go with him in the achievement of the mission and the objectives assigned by this continental organization. Among the members forming this AU panel, named on presidential … Read moreRaissa Malu and Julienne Lusenge named within the AU panel

WHO appoints co-chairs of Independent Commission on sexual misconduct during the Ebola response in North Kivu and Ituri, the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The World Health Organization has appointed two distinguished leaders to co-chair an Independent Commission on sexual abuse and exploitation during the response to the tenth Ebola Virus Disease epidemic in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The commission will be co-chaired by Her Excellency Aïchatou Mindaoudou, former minister … Read moreWHO appoints co-chairs of Independent Commission on sexual misconduct during the Ebola response in North Kivu and Ituri, the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sierra Leone Country Report on Conjugal Slavery in War and Conflict

Authors: Rosaline Mcarthy, Gladys Hastings-Spaine, Rosetta Sovula and Annie Bunting Date: August 2020 Executive Summary: This country report on Sierra Leone is written in collaboration with Women’s Forum Sierra Leone and the Conjugal Slavery in War partnership project. This report works to amplify and disseminate knowledge concerned with conjugal slavery in conflict situations, specifically in Sierra Leone. It succinctly outlines and … Read moreSierra Leone Country Report on Conjugal Slavery in War and Conflict

Blog Series “Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War”

From 6 April to 10 April 2020, Active History shared a series of posts reflecting on the development of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ exhibit, “Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War.” Together, this series of posts outlines a unique approach to the curation of human rights stories that serve as an example for … Read moreBlog Series “Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War”

Liberia: Children born out of war study

Report by: Aiding Disadvantaged and Traumatized Women and Girls (ADWANGA)  Authors: Amelia M. Cooper (Team Leader),  Tinatua Calvin Kollie (Research Consultant), Justin Ajavon (Research Assistant), Keren Hallowanga (Research Assistant), Rebekah Bertchi (Research Assistant), T. James K. Nyalla (Field Assistant) Warkapoe Warkanuah (Field Assistant) Date: December 2019 Executive Summary ADWANGA researchers undertook interviews and household surveys across … Read moreLiberia: Children born out of war study

Research as more than extraction? Knowledge production and sexual violence in post conflict African societies

Editors: Annie Bunting, Allen Kiconco and Joel Quirk Publication: This collection was published in 2020 by Beyond Trafficking and Slavery/openDemocracy in London under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 licence. Abstract Sexual violence presents all kinds of challenges for researchers. Many survivors are reluctant to share their experiences because of the lasting effects of trauma and stigma. Researchers sometime … Read moreResearch as more than extraction? Knowledge production and sexual violence in post conflict African societies