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Statement from SEMA members on the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war in Tigray May 10, 2021

As members of SEMA, the Global Network of Victims and Survivors to End Wartime Sexual Violence, we are shocked to hear the many reports of sexual violence being used as a weapon of war on a daily basis in Tigray, Ethiopia. The situation in Tigray is deeply disturbing, with many horrific testimonies of women being […]

A special tribute to survivors of wartime sexual violence at the Colosseum in Rome July 1, 2020

On June 19, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the Colosseum in Rome was the background for an action to illuminate consciences and pay tribute to all survivors who have experienced wartime sexual violence. As part of the “Zero dignity in violence” campaign launched by Stop Rape Italia,  four […]

SEMA 2020 highlights January 11, 2020

2020 was a difficult year for everyone and, in particular, for many survivors of conflict-related sexual violence around the world. However, despite the global pandemic, SEMA members continued their advocacy work to end wartime sexual violence. Here are some highlights from 2020: To mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2020, SEMA and the […]