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gender-related violence

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Sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Written by Marta Latek For more than two decades, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and in particular its eastern regions, has faced a chronic and complex humanitarian crisis. Fuelled by ethnic resentment, impunity due to state fragility, and the profits from robbery and illegal exploitation of natural resources, armed groups proliferate, committing human-rights abuses … Continue reading

La violence à l’égard des enfants dans l’UE: État des lieux

Written by Anna Dimitrova-Stull This In-Depth Analysis is available in 2 other language versions: Violence towards children in the EU : Current situation Gewalt gegen Kinder in der EU : Wo stehen wir heute? L’enfant est un être humain avec des droits et une dignité. Les droits des enfants sont des droits humains. En raison de leur fragilité et vulnérabilité, les … Continue reading

Stereotyping women? – In Focus

Could some of the many gender-related issues originate from stereotyping of women? How could society change its reliance on out-dated stereotypes, coming from tradition or the media, traditional ways of thinking, or some cultural traditions that originate in ages past? The EP is trying to find answers to these questions while tackling global gender-related issues. … Continue reading

La violence envers les femmes dans l’UE: État des lieux

EN: Violence against women in the EU: State of play DE: Gewalt gegen Frauen in der EU: Sachstand ES: La violencia contra las mujeres en la UE: Situación actual IT: La violenza nei confronti delle donne nell’UE: Quadro della situazione PT: A violência contra as mulheres na UE: Situação atual PL: Przemoc wobec kobiet w UE: Aktualna sytuacja RO: Violența … Continue reading

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in EU

Written by Ulla Jurviste and Irene Hennigan Last update 23 February 2015 Female genital mutilation (FGM) is one of the most brutal violations of human rights against young girls and women. Female genital mutilation consists of the (partial or complete) removal of the external female genitalia, and the infliction of other injuries to the female … Continue reading

Gendercide

Updated on 25 September 2013 The widespread preference for sons is deeply rooted in many cultures. Socio-economic developments, together with much greater accessibility of prenatal diagnostics, has resulted, mainly through sex-selective abortion, in a huge gap between male and female populations. According to various estimates, between 160 and 200 million women are “missing”, measured against … Continue reading

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