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  • UNMIRR Director reaffirms need to address conflict-related sexual violence against men and boys, 10 April 2018, Bangui, Central African Republic

    Captain Paul Amédé Moyenzo Director of UNMIRR speaks to All Survivors Project during the 2-day workshop in Bangui on April 10th, 11th 2018, and identifies a role for ASP in designing and implementing responses to sexual violence against men and boys.
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  • Workshop “Implementing a prevention and response framework for sexual violence against men and boys in CAR”, 10-11 April 2018, Bangui, Central African Republic

    ASP’s research in CAR conducted in October and September 2017 identified a discernible pattern of sexual violence against men and boys. This workshop aimed to facilitate the exchange of views and good practices to help build effective and workable solutions from a survivor/victim-centred perspective.  The aim of this workshop is to begin a collective process to build tangible guidance and tools for an effective response to male survivors and, ultimately, a better access to quality and confidential care and support by survivors.

  • All Survivors Project’s submission for UN Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence, April 2018

    All Survivors Project’s submission for the United Nations Security Council in advance of the Open Debate on ‘Women, Peace and Security: Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice’, 16th April 2018.

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  • All Survivors Project’s submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, 80th Pre-Sessional Working Group, March 2018

    All Survivors Project’s submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC), 80th Pre-Sessional Working Group, 04-08 June 2018 on the Syrian Arab Republic Republic.

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  • “Transitional justice in the Colombian peace process and the need to ensure male survivors of sexual violence are not left out”, All Survivors Project, 24 March 2018

    In commemoration of the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and the Dignity of Victims.

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  • “Male survivors of sexual violence suffer in silence due to stigma”, IPS, 14 March 2018

    Inter Press Service coverage of All Survivors Project’s report “I don’t know who can help” Men and boys facing sexual violence in Central African Republic.

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  • “CAR Conflict: Armed Groups Accused of Sexual Assault on Men, Boys”, PM News Nigeria, 6 March 2018

    PM News Nigeria coverage of All Survivors Project’s report “I don’t know who can help” Men and boys facing sexual violence in Central African Republic.

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  • “Rape of men and boys ‘serious blind spot’ in Central African Republic”, IB Times, 5 March 2018

    International Business Times coverage of All Survivors Project’s report “I don’t know who can help” Men and boys facing sexual violence in Central African Republic.

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  • “Rape of men and boys in Central African Republic is ‘ignored’ crime”, Reuters, 5 March 2018

    Thomson Reuters Foundation coverage of All Survivors Project’s report “I don’t know who can help” Men and boys facing sexual violence in Central African Republic.

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  • “They amused themselves with my body” Male survivors of sexual violence stay silent in CAR, African Arguments, 5 March 2018

    African Arguments coverage of All Survivors Project’s report “I don’t know who can help” Men and boys facing sexual violence in Central African Republic.

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  • All Survivors Project’s submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, March 2018

    All Survivors Project’s submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) 63rd session, 12-29 March 2018 on Central African Republic.

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  • “Understanding Sexualised Violence against Men and Boys in the context of the Syria crisis – Learning for Development and Peacebuilding”, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, 14 February 2018, Berlin, Germany

    Our Director Charu Hogg presented All Survivor’s Project’s findings on sexual and gender based violence against men and boys in Syria and Turkey.
  • “Way Forward: Gender Inclusivity in Sexual Violence Responses”, 12-13 February 2018, Berlin, Germany

    Our Director Charu Hogg chaired the panel on “Way Forward: Gender Inclusivity in Sexual Violence Responses” at the international workshop on Children and Armed Conflict & Women, Peace and Security (CAAC-WPS) which was hosted by the Federal Foreign Office and ZiF in Berlin on the 12-13 February 2018.
  • “Hidden Victims: Sexual Violence Against Boys and Men in Conflict”, 11 December 2017, New York, United States

    Sexual violence against boys and men in situations of armed conflict and displacement is a critical problem. It hasn’t been given the attention it deserves by the international community up to now, making this initiative even more important,” said the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (SRSG-CAAC), Ms. Virginia Gamba in her opening remarks at a High-Level event on the issue on 11 December 2017. The event was co-organised by the Permanent Missions of Liechtenstein, UK, Switzerland, the All Survivors Project and the Liechtenstein Institute on Self Determination at Princeton University.

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  • Documentary “Hidden crisis in CAR: sexual violence against males in conflict”, 16 December 2017

    The All Survivors Project marks its first anniversary by releasing a documentary on its upcoming research on the Central African Republic crisis.

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  • UN Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict – Breaking the silence: Acknowledging sexual violence against men and boys in conflict, 7 November 2017

    All Survivors Project’s analysis of member state interventions in CAAC Security Council debate of October 2017 (8082nd meeting) shows gap in acknowledging gender specific realities of sexual violence against children in situations of armed conflict

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  • “Conflict related sexual violence against men and boys: An agenda to build a gender-inclusive response”, Wednesday 25 October, Princeton Club, New York, United States

    Co-hosted by the All Survivors Project and the Liechtenstein Institute on Self Determination at Princeton University (LISD) this meeting provided a much-needed opportunity and space for leaders from humanitarian and human rights community, academics, policy makers, development practitioners and child protection experts to come together to discuss issues concerning ongoing sexual violence against men and boys from policy and programming perspectives. Panellists included: Tonderai Chikuwah, Special Adviser, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict; Prof.Lara Stemple, Director, Health & Human Rights, UCLA, School of Law; Rick Sollom, Senior RBM Manager, Directorate of International Protection, UNHCR.

  • Briefing to UN member states hosted by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations, 23 October 2017, New York, United States

    Briefing on “Building Gender inclusivity: Sexual Violence Against Men & Boys” organized by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN in partnership with the All Survivors Project. The briefing took place Monday 23 October, 9:00-10:30 at the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN (885 2nd Ave, entrance on 47th and 48th St).

  • All Survivors Project’s Briefing to the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, October 2017

    Sexual violence is proving to be among the most difficult to document of the six grave violations against children during situations of armed conflict enumerated in UN Security Council resolutions. In the Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict on 31 October 2017, All Survivors Project calls upon member states to respond to the largely hidden problem of sexual violence against boys in armed conflict by taking a range of measures.

     

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  • “Where Vulnerability Meets Power: – protecting children during conflicts and humanitarian disasters” at the British Psychological Society Offices, 16 October 2017, London, United Kingdom

    Our Director, Charu Lata Hogg spoke about the vulnerabilities of boys to sexual violence in situations of conflict and displacement. This symposium brought together humanitarians, psychologists, criminologists and child safeguarding specialists to explore the nature and causes of abuse to children during emergencies, and to show how those entrusted with protecting children can turn into abusers. The symposia will also look for solutions in terms of the systems, procedures and support required to ensure that children can be kept safe.