Contemporary Slavery Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice

Contemporary Slavery Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice Edited by Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk SERIES: Law and Society UBC Press Contemporary slavery has recently and unexpectedly emerged as a source of both popular fascination and a spur to political mobilization. This volume brings together a cast of leading experts to carefully explore how the history … Lire la suiteContemporary Slavery Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice

Julienne Lusenge au sommet de Genève pour les droits humains et la démocratie 2018

[Disponible seulement en anglais] Julienne Lusenge is the President of Female Solidarity for Integrated Peace and Development (SOFEPADI), a coalition of 40 women’s organizations in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Julienne works tirelessly to manage the coalition as it fights for an end to sexual violence in the DRC. Julienne … Lire la suiteJulienne Lusenge au sommet de Genève pour les droits humains et la démocratie 2018

Récente publication : « Le mariage forcé au sein de l’Armée de résistance du Seigneur (LRA), Rapport de pays sur l’Ouganda »

Uganda Country report

[Disponible en anglais seulement] By Teddy Atim, with Grace Acan, Jane Etap, and Annie Bunting Conjugal Slavery in War (CSiW) Research Partnership KEY FINDINGS The purpose of this country report is to share the findings of interviews with 48 female survivors of the conflict in northern Uganda. The interviewed women were all abducted, held captive … Lire la suiteRécente publication : « Le mariage forcé au sein de l’Armée de résistance du Seigneur (LRA), Rapport de pays sur l’Ouganda »

Lauréates du prix international du courage féminin 2018

Le 21 mars 2018 Département d’État des États-Unis – Créé en mars 2007, le prix international du courage féminin du secrétaire d’État honore les femmes du monde entier qui ont fait preuve d’un courage, d’une force et d’un leadership exceptionnels pour apporter des changements positifs à leur société, souvent au prix de grands risques et sacrifices personnels. … Lire la suiteLauréates du prix international du courage féminin 2018

Women survivors and their children born of wartime sexual violence in northern Uganda

Article seulement disponible en anglais Teddy Atim, Dyan Mazurana, Anastasia Marshak Introduction The focus on women survivors of wartime sexual violence has resulted in increased attention being paid to its long-term impact on their social acceptance in post-conflict environments. Coulter (2009) and Denov and Ricard-Guay (2013) are critical of the fact that discussions about these … Lire la suiteWomen survivors and their children born of wartime sexual violence in northern Uganda

Appel à contributions ASAUK 2018

ASAUK 2018 Event

[Article disponible en anglais seulement] STREAM: Slavery and Marriage in African Societies Stream organisers: Benedetta Rossi (University of Birmingham, UK) and Joel Quirk (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa). In what ways have slavery and marriage been intertwined in African societies? How should the nexus between marriage and slavery be theorized and researched? How have laws and conventions … Lire la suiteAppel à contributions ASAUK 2018

‘Do Not Remain Silent’ A discussion about sexual violence in South Sudan and justice and reparations measures

Version française non disponible On Wednesday 13th September, Refugee Law Project’s Director, Dr Chris Dolan, was privileged to participate in a panel convened and hosted by Amnesty International Kenya’s Nairobi office. The topic was « ‘Do Not Remain Silent’ A discussion about sexual violence in South Sudan and justice and reparations measures » and was live-streamed by Amnesty International. … Lire la suite‘Do Not Remain Silent’ A discussion about sexual violence in South Sudan and justice and reparations measures

Tackling Conflict-related Sexual Violence: How much are we tapping from young people’s creativity?

Version française non disponible. By Onen David Ongwech, Programme Manager – Gender & Sexuality Published 10th July 2017 I recently found my commitment to tackling conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) reinvigorated when I took an important trip to Bath College’s New Perspectives exhibition on June 20, 2017 to support a magnificent piece of art on display … Lire la suiteTackling Conflict-related Sexual Violence: How much are we tapping from young people’s creativity?