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Eliminating violence against women

Author: Rachel Volgestein

In: Council on Foreign Relations, 2017

On the week marking the United Nations Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, Council on Foreign Relations published a link featuring six publications from the Women and Foreign Policy Program. The publications are:

-       CFR Discussion Paper: Countering Sexual Violence in Conflict (Include PDF);

-       ‘Sexual harassment and gender-based violence in the workplace’ (;

-       ‘Rape as a tactic of terror’ ( inclusive of a discussion with human rights activist, Yazidi survivor to ISIS’ sexual slavery and 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nadia Murad. The link provides both the video and its script);

-       ‘The economic costs of violence against women’ (;

-       ‘Ending gender-based violence in conflict’ (;

-       ‘Addressing gender-based violence in peace agreements’ (Link not retrievable).

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