Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict
Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict
Stop Rape in Conflict

Visit the website for the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict here.

Organizations and individuals around the world have worked tirelessly to amplify the voices of survivors and stop rape. The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict unites us into a powerful and coordinated effort for change.

We are the first ever global collaboration between Nobel Peace Laureates, international advocacy organizations, and groups working at the regional and community levels in conflict. Please join now.

The Campaign will demand urgent and bold political leadership to prevent rape in conflict, to protect civilians and rape survivors, and call for justice for all—including effective prosecution of those responsible. These three pillars of the Campaign—PREVENT, PROTECT, PROSECUTE—signal a comprehensive effort to stop rape in conflict.

Our first four focus countries—Burma, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya—represent places where immediate, coordinated action is needed. Within these four countries we know that our united efforts can make the biggest impact in the shortest amount of time.

We are excited to announce our launch on May 6 with a Week of Action. Join us and Take the Pledge.

Advisory Committee

Korto Williams/ActionAid International,

Paula Donovan & Stephen Lewis/AIDS Free World,

Widney Brown/Amnesty International,

Lydia Alpizar/Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID),

Radhika Balakrishnan/Center for Women’s Global Leadership,

Rada Boric/Center for Women War Victims,

Bineta Diop/Femmes Africa Solidarite,

Shalini Nataraj/Global Fund for Women,

Francesca de Gasparis/Green Belt Movement,

Liesl Gerntholtz/ Human Rights Watch,

Lisa VeneKlassen/JASS (Just Associates),

Patricia Guerrero/Displaced Women’s League & Observatory Gender Democracy and Human Rights,

Jody Williams/Nobel Women’s Initiative,

Shirin Ebadi/Nobel Women’s Initiative,

Mairead Maguire/Nobel Women’s Initiative,

Leymah Gbowee/Nobel Women's Initiative,

Pat Mitchell/Paley Center for Media,

Dr Denis Mukwege/The Panzi Hospital,

Ann Patterson/Peace People,

Susannah Sirkin/Physicians for Human Rights,

Fahima Hashim/Salmmah Women’s Resource Centre & SuWEP,

Julienne Lusenge/Solidarite  Feminine Pour la Paix et le Developpement Integral (SOFEPADI) & Fonds Pour Les Femmes Congolaises,

Dean Peacock/Sonke Gender Justice Network,

Lynne Twist/Soul of Money Institute,

Eve Ensler/V-Day

Maha Abu-Dayyeh/Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counseling,

Naw Htoo Paw/Women’s League of Burma,

Lauren Wolfe/Women's Media Center's Women Under Siege Project,

Jensine Larsen/WorldPulse.


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Women Forging a New Security: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict – Conference Report Available Now!