Liberia: no impunity for rape: a crime against humanity and a war crime

This document outlines the extent and consequences of sexual violence in Liberia

Sudan: open letter to the members of the United Nations Security Council: the situation in the Sudan

This document, written on the deployment of a United Nations peace support operation in the Sudan, sets out specific recommendations on the new mission’s human rights component, the protection of women and children, impunity, protection of civilians, refugees and the internally displaced, and arms control and collection.

Casualties of war: women’s bodies, women’s lives: stop crimes against women in armed conflict

This briefing paper draws attention to the human rights abuses women suffer in armed conflict. It is based on Amnesty International’s research in dozens of countries and expert analysis by other individuals and organizations. Amnesty International has campaigned for many years to end unlawful killings, torture (including sexual violence) and other abuses that devastate the … Continue reading Casualties of war: women’s bodies, women’s lives: stop crimes against women in armed conflict

Sudan: oral statement by Amnesty International: the situation of human rights in Africa

This document outlines and condemns the gross human rights violations occurring in Darfur, particlarly sexual violence agains women and young girls.

2004 UN Commission on the Status of Women: violence against women: universal but not inevitable!

Includes a section on refugee and asylum-seeking women

Sudan: Darfur: rape as a weapon of war: sexual violence and its consequences

This document reports on sexual violence against women in Darfur

Sudan: surviving rape in Darfur

This brief document reports on sexual violence against women in Darfur, and is aimed at the general public as a call to action.

Sudan: Amnesty International delegation visits camp outside al-Jeneina

This is a brief report on the delegations itinerary, and meetings with displaced people.

Sudan: civilians still under threat in Darfur: an agenda for human rights protection

This document is based on interviews with hundreds of displaced people who had recently left Darfur.

Colombia: scarred bodies, hidden crimes: sexual violence against women in the armed conflict

This document lists instances of sexual violence in the armed conflict in Colombia, and the failings of the authorities in providing adequate protection or healthcare for the victims.