Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration Director, Kim Thuy Seelinger, JD, also a special advisor to the ICC, recently spoke about sexual violence in war torn Ukraine.
Tag: Sexual & Gender-based Violence
Physical intimate partner violence in Colombia costs $90 million annually (Links to an external site)
Two Institute Faculty Scholars and team have penned a study on the exorbitant costs of the “preventable epidemic” of intimate partner violence in the South American country of Colombia.
WashU Experts: Conflict-related sexual violence needs urgent action (Links to an external site)
Kim Thuy Seelinger, director of the Institute’s Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration and Faculty Scholar, Lindsay Stark, wrote an opinion piece on preventing conflict-related sexual violence. It is featured this month in The Lancet.
Center director and Institute Faculty Scholar appointed as Special Advisors to International Criminal Court (Links to an external site)
Director of the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration at the Institute for Public Health and Brown School Associate Research Professor , Kim Thuy Seelinger, and Leila Sadat, the James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law at WashU, both of whom are Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars, have been appointed special advisers to the International […]
Center launches gender-based violence disclosure toolkit in Mexico
Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health & Julia Uyttewaal, manager of the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration This summer, the Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration officially launched its revised toolkit for service providers and humanitarian workers in Mexico. The toolkit offers guidance on how to approach the thorny issue […]
Washington University researchers collaborate with Mexican asylum authorities to support survivors of gender-based violence applying for refugee protection
For decades, Mexico has been a country of transit for migrants and refugees seeking safety and opportunity in the United States. As the U.S. closes its southern border and crises in Central America continue unabated, however, more and more people are leaving home and staying in Mexico. And many of them are asking Mexico for […]
Service providers in Mexico try out tools to support migrants’ safe disclosure of sexual and gender-based violence
Service providers in Mexico try out tools to support migrants’ safe disclosure of sexual and gender-based violence: WashU puts research into practice
Evaluating Dr. Denis Mukwege’s Panzi Hospital in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
WashU takes a holistic approach to assessing holistic care Since 1999, Panzi Hospital in South Kivu province, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has cared for survivors of sexual violence – including women and small children who have been violated. Established by 2018 Nobel Peace Prize co-recipient, Dr. Denis Mukwege, the hospital is special: […]