Sexual Violence, Trauma, and Neglect: Observations of Health Care Providers Treating Rohingya Survivors in Refugee Camps in Bangladesh

Executive Summary In August 2017, the armed forces of Myanmar (Tatmadaw) unleashed a campaign of widespread and systematic attacks on the country’s Rohingya communities, escalating previous episodes of violent human rights abuses committed against the Rohingya population. The United Nations (UN) and multiple human rights groups documented that Myanmar security forces committed rape, gang rape, […]

October 22, 2020
Mass Atrocities, Rohingya, Sexual Violence

Moving Forward to End Sexual Violence

Traffic is horrible on my drive back to Nairobi from a suburban town on the outskirts of the capital, where the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has just finished its latest training on forensic documentation. Between the stop and go, I meditate to the drone of trucks […]

November 25, 2014
Sexual Violence

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