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GSP Recommends: Issue 11


GSP Recommends is a weekly round up of news, reports, recommended readings, videos and podcasts from our desk to yours. If you think something should be up here but isn’t, do write to us on info@gendersecurityproject.com with your recommendation and we will make sure to review it, engage with it, and add it up to one of our forthcoming lists.


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On our desk       

Uniting a Diversity of Actors to End Sexual Exploitation of Vulnerable People: Building Bridges (Read)

Can loitering and napping in public be acts of resistance? (Read)

The Uncut Girls’ Club – Ending FGM Within a Generation (Read)

Reports and Studies        

Cyber Violence Against Women & Girls (Read)

Poverty Drives More Women Into The Drug Trade (Read)

Women Entrepreneurs’ Access to Justice – Study (Read)

Protection of Victims of Sexual Violence: Lessons Learned (Read)

News from around the world      

Turkey – “Marry Your Rapist” (Read)

Russia – Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Sisters Who Stabbed Their Father (Read)

Philippines – House okays bill punishing ‘electronic violence’ against women, children (Read)

Cameroon – ‘No girl is safe’: The mothers ironing their daughters’ breasts (Read) South Sudan – Abducted women and children released from military bases in South Sudan. (Read)  

NATO – NATO adopts first-ever policy on preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse (Read)

Canada – Proposed bill on sexual assault awareness training for judges ‘above politics,’ Ambrose says (Read)

Bosnia – Srebrenica Massacre Victims’ Personal Items Help Keep Memories Alive (Read

Finland – Implementation of the EU Istanbul Convention on Violence Against Women (Read)

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