Reports and Articles about Global Gender-based Violence
The Brookings Institution
From Paper State to Caliphate: The Ideology of the Islamic State
The Brookings Institution 2015
Global Center on Cooperative Security
A Man’s World?: Exploring the Roles of Women in Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism
Global Center on Cooperative Security 2016
Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight against Muslim Fundamentalism
Karima Bennoune 2014
Boko Haram is Enslaving Women, Making them Join the War
Countering Violence Extremism Means Countering Gender Inequality
War on the Rocks 2015
Debunking Stereotypes: Which Women Matter in the Fight Against Extremism?
International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) Inter Press Service 2016
Dispatches: Protect Lives, Not Just Territory, Against Attacks
Human Rights Watch 2016
Has Anyone Here Been Raped by ISIS? The public’s interest in knowing explicit details of sexual violence must not outweigh these victims’ urgent need for safety and privacy.
The Daily Beast 2015
Mass Grave of ‘Yazidi women executed by ISIS’ Found in Iraq
Al Arabiya 2015
Survivors of ISIS in Iraqi Kurdistan
United Nations Security Council Resolutions
Weapon of War: Confessions of Rape In Congo
WEAPON OF WAR, an award-winning film honored by Amnesty International, journeys to the heart of this crisis, where we meet its perpetrators. In personal interviews, soldiers and former combatants provide open hearted but shocking testimony about rape in the DRC. Despite differing views on causes or criminal status, all reveal how years of conflict, as well as discrimination against women, have normalized brutal sexual violence. We also see former rapists struggling to change their own or others’ behavior, and reintegrate into their communities.