The Gender Security Project
GSP Recommends: Issue 100
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HEROINAT depicts an Albanian woman using 20,000 pins. Each pin represents a woman raped during the Kosovo War from 1998-1999. The pins are at different heights, creating a portrait in relief. The sculpture has a dual perspective, macro and micro. Viewed from a near perspective, the individual portrait medals are visible. Further away, the portrait appears.
On our desk
COVID 2nd Wave Driving Increased Violence Against Refugee Women & Girls - UNHCR (Read)
The U.N. Security Council Finally Considers Weighing In on Climate Security (Read)
How Digital Media is Threatening Women’s Rights and Democracy (Read)
Women play a critical role in diplomacy and security, so why aren’t more in positions of power? (Read)
Reports and Studies Ethiopia-Tigray - Brutal Human Rights Abuses Against Women & Girls (Read) Femicide Research - Killings of Women & Girls by Their Intimate Partner or Other Family Members (Read) Inclusive democratic participation, a tool for combating & preventing violent extremism (Read) Gender-Based Violence & Environmental Linkages - The Violence of Inequality (Read) Violence Against Women During COVID-19: Measuring the Shadow Pandemic (Read) News from around the world Afghanistan - Taliban Replace Women's Affairs Ministry with Vice & Virtue Department (Read) Egypt - Violence & Sexual Abuse of Women by Officials (Read) Honduras - Election of First Female President (Read) Slovakia - Government Apologizes for Illegal Sterilizations: Lawyer & Plenipotentiary for Romani Community Say Compensation Must Follow (Read)