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  • “A hidden violation—sexual violence against men and boys in Syria and Turkey”, OGR ,19 September 2018

    Open Global Rights coverage of All Survivors Project’s report “Destroyed from Wtihin” Sexual violence against men and boys in Syria and Turkey.

    Article also available in Arabic.

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  • “Syrian men are just as likely to be victims of abuse, but have nowhere to turn for help”, Arab News, 11 September 2018

    Arab News coverage of All Survivors Project’s report “Destroyed from Wtihin” Sexual violence against men and boys in Syria and Turkey.

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  • “Hidden Victims: Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in Conflict” at Palais des Nations, 10 September 2018, Geneva, Switzerland

    On the opening day of the 39th session of the Human Rights Council, the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the UN, All Survivors Project, the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN, and the Delegation of the European Union to the UN co-hosted a panel discussion on the issue of sexual violence against men and boys in the context of armed conflict within Syria, risks and vulnerabilities to sexual violence of men and boys fleeing from Syria.

  • Sexual violence against men and boys in Syria, BBC Arabic, 7 September 2018

    BBC Arabic Coverage of All Survivors Project’s report “Destroyed from Wtihin” Sexual violence against men and boys in Syria and Turkey.

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  • Documentary “No one cares about them” Sexual violence against men and boys in Syria and Turkey, 6 September 2018

    All Survivors Project releases a nine-minute documentary on sexual violence against men and boys in Syria and Turkey.

    See documentary in English and Arabic.

  • Q & A Infographic on sexual violence against men and boys in Syria, 6 September 2018

    All Survivors Project released Q & A on sexual violence against men and boys in Syria following the publication of its report  “Destroyed from Wtihin” Sexual violence against men and boys in Syria and Turkey.

     

     

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  • Panel discussion and launch of All Survivors Project’s ‘“Destroyed from Within” Sexual violence against men and boys in Syria and Turkey’ at Chatham House, 6 September 2018, London, United Kingdom

    The panel also examined and assessed existing knowledge on sexual violence in conflict and why it has been so prevalent in the Syrian conflict, in particular, against boys and men.  Why do certain forces employ this brutal tactic? And what can the international community do to hold perpetrators of sexual violence in Syria and elsewhere duly accountable?

    Listen to the podcast.

  • “Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in CAR”, ISS, 23 July 2018

    Institute for Security Studies 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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  • UN Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, 9 July 2018

    All Survivors Project analyses member state interventions in the recent UN Security Council on Children and Armed Conflict ‘Protecting children today prevents conflict tomorrow’ to assess their efforts in acknowledging the gender specific realities of sexual violence against men and boys in situations of armed conflict.

    Despite the discernible increase in the number of cases of sexual violence against children verified last year, less than one third of UN member states and international organisations who intervened at the Open Debate acknowledged conflict-related sexual violence against children.

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  • All Survivors Project’s submission for UN Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, July 2018

    All Survivors Project makes this submission to the United Nations member states in advance of the Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) which will take place on 9th July 2018.

    This submission highlights the importance of adequately responding to the deeply hidden problem of sexual violence against boys in armed conflict.

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  • International Conference on “Men, Gender and Development”, 7-8 June 2018, Basel, Switzerland

    Engaging and working together with men and boys (EMB) is essential for achieving gender equality and serves as a strategy to claim sexual and reproductive rights and to decrease gender based violence. The first conference in Switzerland on Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality as a global Challenge was jointly organized by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and IAMANEH Switzerland.

    Day 2 of the conference focused in depth on the application of EMB-approaches in the field of gender based violence with a specific emphasis on working with perpetrators and the links between ones’ own experiences of violence and the later exposure to or use of violence. All Survivors Project Executive Director Charu Lata Hogg spoke about men as target group in humanitarian settings.

  • “Understanding sexual violence against men and boys in conflict”, Open Global Rights, 19 June 2018

    All Survivors Project Executive Director Charu Lata Hogg discusses the much-neglected issue of sexual victimisation of males in conflict.

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  • Podcast “Medical Care of Male Survivors of Sexual Violence in CAR” commemorates International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, 19 June 2018

    All Survivors Project commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict on June 19, 2018, by releasing “Medical Care of Male Survivors of Sexual Violence in CAR”. The twenty-six minute podcast highlights the medical needs of male sexual violence survivors and the challenges they face in accessing care in situations of conflict. The podcast examines barriers faced by male survivors of sexual violence in the Central African Republic following the recent ASP report on sexual violence against men and boys in the country.

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    Press statement in English, French.

  • All Survivors Project Briefs the Committee on the Rights of the Child, 7 June 2018, Geneva, Switzerland

    All Survivors Project Executive Director, Charu Hogg briefs members of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) at Palais Wilson,  Geneva (Switzerland) during the 80th Pre-Sessional Working Group, 7 June 2018.

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  • Workshop “Gender Inclusive Responses to Conflict Related Sexual Violence”, 4 May 2018, Princeton, United States

    All Survivors Project and the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination’s Project on Gender in the Global Community co-sponsored a workshop, “Gender Inclusive Responses to Conflict Related Sexual Violence,” 4 May 2018. The workshop brought together academics, policy-makers, and key UN and NGO actors to discuss a framework for tangible measures that can be adopted to ensure that a gender-inclusive approach to sexual violence in conflict and the issue of sexual violence against males. The discussions focused on how to improve the overall response to sexual violence in conflict by ensuring both gender inclusivity and gender competence.

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  • Side-event “Improving Responses to Conflict Related Sexual Violence in Central African Republic”, 2 May 2018, New York, United States

    All Survivors Project presented findings from its recent report “I don’t know who can help” Men and boys facing sexual violence in the Central African Republic at an event at the United Nations Headquarters, hosted by the Permanent Mission of UK and co-sponsored by the Missions of Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Morocco and Spain to the UN in New York.

  • UN Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict, 16 April 2018

    All Survivors Project analyses member state interventions in the recent Open Debate on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict (8234th meeting) which was held on 16th April 2018 to assess progress in acknowledging the gender specific realities of sexual violence against men and boys in situations of armed conflict.

    Over one third of UN member states and international organisations who intervened in the Open Debate referred to conflict-related sexual violence against men and boys which constitutes an 8% increase from the 2017 Open Debate.

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  • UMIRR 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 UMIRR 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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