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Grandma’s Tattoos

January 16, 2012

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A family story that reveals the fate of the Armenian women driven out of Ottoman Turkey during the First World War. Witness 12 Jan 2012 Filmmaker: Suzanne Khardalian During the First World War, millions of Armenians were forced out of their homes in the then Ottoman empire, into the deserts of Syria and Iraq. More […]

UN Women-Supported Project to Provide Legal and Medical Services to Rwandan Widows

July 28, 2011

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Posted on July 26 2011 Mother and child at a Village of Hope community centre in Kigali that provides services and emergency housing to women victims of rape and other violent crimes committed during the Rwandan genocide. During the genocide, women were systematically raped by HIV-infected men as part of a campaign to spread the […]

UN Women-Supported Project to Provide Legal and Medical Services to Rwandan Widows

July 28, 2011

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Posted on July 26 2011 Mother and child at a Village of Hope community centre in Kigali that provides services and emergency housing to women victims of rape and other violent crimes committed during the Rwandan genocide. During the genocide, women were systematically raped by HIV-infected men as part of a campaign to spread the […]

Rwanda genocide: Verdict due for female former minister

June 26, 2011

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By Will RossEast Africa correspondent24 June 2011 Hundreds of thousands of people died in the genocide Judges at the UN-backed court for Rwanda are to hand down a verdict for one of the first women charged with genocide before an international court. Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, 65, was a government minister in 1994 in Rwanda when 800,000 […]