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[26 Mar 2013 | One Comment | ]
Reporting on Rape and Sexual Violence: A Media Toolkit

Claudia Garcia-Rojas of the Chicago Taskforce on Violence Against Girls & Young Women talks to Peace X Peace staff member Nawal Rajeh about  Reporting on Rape and Sexual Violence: A Media Toolkit for Local and National Journalists to Better Media Coverage.
What are your beginnings of work with the Chicago Taskforce and this Media Toolkit?
I got involved first with the Chicago Taskforce in 2010 and have been a part of the organization for 3 years. In January of 2012 I was promoted to take over the Chicago Taskforce. While I was …

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[25 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Women and Men in BH Need Jobs, Hope

Sabina Pstrocki-Šehović
Bosnia and Herzegovina
“Those who know that each individual life exists within the life of the community, and that we can’t enjoy our lives segregated without worrying where our society goes, are aware of the fact that the most we can do for our communities is the least we can do.”
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As an infrequent TV viewer I accidentally spotted an educated Bosnia-Herzegovina refugee guest on a TV show saying:
We Bosnians, I mean all the people who used to live here and who are now expatriated, or returnees, we are really used …

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[21 Mar 2013 | 5 Comments | ]
Activists: Demand Justice for All Women

Aditi Aryal
Nepal
“We do not need protesters and activists fighting for us after we are raped or almost killed. We need them to fight for rights that make sure such cases never occur.”
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The sensationalized news about Delhi gang rape has stirred the minds of many. Despite the anti-violence against women rallies worldwide to curb the same that ended just some days ago, a very shameful act was witnessed, a slap across every activist’s and feminist’s face.
This is the Indian capital we are talking about. The capital of a country which boasts …

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