Empirical evidence contradicts the common sense that conflict-related sexual violence is ubiquitous. Horrifying stories of sexual violence perpetrated in the context of armed conflict have become ubiquitous. The issue first burst on the international agenda with the rape camps reported from Bosnia in the s.
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Like other women in India, female sex workers FSWs frequently experience violence from their intimate partners IPs -a reality that increases their risk of acquiring HIV or other sexually transmitted infections. Less is known about the nature of these intimate relationships or what aspect of the relationship increases the risk of IP violence IPV. Overall FSWs with an IP participated in a baseline survey conducted for an on-going cluster-randomised controlled trial aiming to evaluate the impact of a multi-level intervention on IPV reduction. The association between increased risk of violence and provision of financial support to an IP is indicative of gendered power dynamics as men remain dominant irrespective of their financial dependency on FSWs.
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As a response to concerns of the numerous sexual violence scenes, author George R. Martin has said that even though his books are fiction, he wanted to portray an accurate, classist medieval setting, where the powerful prey upon the powerless, and men prey upon women. Valossa has developed an artificial intelligence video software that is able to analyze the entire series scene-by-scene and recognize what is happening in the actual video content semantics.
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The United Nations Security Council formally recognized for the first time that men and boys are targets of sexual violence both in wartime and in post-conflict settings. As a human-rights lawyer, during the last nine months, I have been documenting cases of conflict-related sexual violence that took place against men and boys in Syria. As I listened to the open debate at the Security Council recently, I thought about the male survivors who shared their stories with me.
To date, there has been insufficient focus on age and sex differences in studies of violence amongst adolescents and young adults in low- and middle-income countries. As adolescence is a formative period during which experiencing violence can have both short- and long-term consequences, we aim to investigate experiences of violence by age and sex across five countries. Incidences of past-year violence victimization were estimated by sex across two-year age bands 13—24 years using Violence Against Children Survey datasets from Cambodia, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, and Tanzania.