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Landmark project brings to light crimes against humanity in African war zones

May 3, 2018 For seven years, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Professor Annie Bunting has been working on ...
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Survival, Perseverance & a Commitment to Women’s Rights in Uganda: Grace Acan’s Story

by Jo Rodrigues, Gender Consultant, Coach & Trainer for Humanitarian Aid Workers I had the pleasure of meeting Grace Acan, ...
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Julienne Lusenge at the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy 2018

Julienne Lusenge is the President of Female Solidarity for Integrated Peace and Development (SOFEPADI), a coalition of 40 women’s organizations ...
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Grace Acan spent years as a captive of Ugandan rebels, now she helps casualties of war rebuild their lives

CBC Radio · April 20 'I learned to do everything — however hard it was — in order to survive,' ...
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Uganda Country report

Just Published: “Forced Marriage inside the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Uganda Country Report”

By Teddy Atim, with Grace Acan, Jane Etap, and Annie Bunting Conjugal Slavery in War (CSiW) Research Partnership KEY ...
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The 2018 International Women of Courage Award Recipients

March 21, 2018 US Department of State - First established in March 2007, the annual Secretary of State’s International Women ...
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Podcast: Uganda

by Gladys Oroma Today, a man named Dominic Ongwen is on trial before the International Criminal Court in the Hague, ...
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Women survivors and their children born of wartime sexual violence in northern Uganda

By Teddy Atim, Dyan Mazurana, Anastasia Marshak Introduction The focus on women survivors of wartime sexual violence has resulted in ...
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Two children of war speak out

Two children of war speak out

Evelyn Amony and Emmanuel Jal were robbed of their childhoods by war and violence. They were in Halifax to tell ...
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Call for papers June 2018

Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Research Methods, Research Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 25th to 28th June 2018 For inquiry: wits2018@gmail.com The closing date for applications is Wednesday ...
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