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Who will wipe our Tears? – April 26, 2014

Press Statement from South Sudanese Women Civil Society Organizations Consultation Meeting Organized by EVE Organization for Women Development and Voice for Change (VFC) Who will wipe our Tears? For Immediate Release April 26th 2014, South Sudanese Women Civil Society Organizations convened at Juba Grant Hotel to discuss a way forward in the quest for finding…

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Solidarity Statement in regards to a Women, Food Security, Conflict and Peace panel that GNWP co-sponsored during the Human Rights Council Session 25 in Geneva, March 2014

Message of Congratulations and Solidarity Armed conflicts have numerous negative consequences: deaths, injuries, destruction, displacement increase in sexual and gender-based violence crimes, and loss of livelihoods among others. However, one of the results of war that is least examined is food insecurity which intersects with many of its other impacts. As much as it is…

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South Sudanese Women Statement to AU and IGAD – January 24, 2014

STATEMENT FROM SOUTH SUDANESE WOMEN TO THE AFRICAN UNION (AU) AND INTER GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY ON DEVELOPMENT (IGAD) 24 JANUARY 2014, ADDIS ABABA We, the women of South Sudan are shocked and disappointed by the recent outbreak of armed conflict in South Sudan, and are also concerned by the wide spread violence that has led to…

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Petition Campaign for Dialogue, Humanitarian Action and Ceasefire in Zamboanga City – September 9, 2013

DECLARE A HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE IN ZAMBOANGA CITY, NOW! A Petition Campaign in Support for Dialogue, Humanitarian Action and Ceasefire WE, THE UNDERSIGNED PEACE ADVOCATES, CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS AND CONCERNED CITIZENS, SERIOUSLY APPEAL IN CALLING FOR DIALOGUE and THE IMMEDIATE DECLARATION OF HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE in the conflict-affected barangays in Zamboanga City to address the standoff since…

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Violence against Women is Integral to War and Armed Conflict: The Urgent Necessity of the Universal Implementation of UNSCR 1325 – March 13, 2013

A Statement on Military Violence against Women addressed to the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, March 4-15, 2013 (This statement is an abstract for a longer paper being prepared for publication. The assertionsthat comprise the arguments of this statement derive from literature on gender and peace.) Violence against…

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