Sexual and Gender Based Violence

US Senate Tackles Rape as Weapon of War - The Christian Science Monitor Global News Blog

Date: 
May 13, 2009
Author: 
Matthew Clark

At 2 p.m. today, the Senate foreign relations committee holds a hearing called “Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones.”

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) of California and Sen. Russ Feingold (D) of Wisconsin will preside over the hearing, which will include testimony from 2 panels of experts, including John Prendergast, co-founder of the Enough Project; and Eve Ensler, founder of the women’s rights group V-Day who’s best known for writing and starring in The Vagina Monologues.

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Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones—Spotlight: DRC and Sudan

Testimony of John Prendergast, Co-founder of the Enough Project,
Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations


John Norris in the Guardian

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