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Short articles covering a specific situation in a country of origin. Most often reporting on specific human rights abuses or conflict situations.
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Tunisia: Landmark Step to Shield Women from Violence

27 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Bahrain: Woman human rights defender at high risk of torture, including sexual assault

4 July 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Kyrgyzstan: New Domestic Violence Law

10 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia: 'Unofficial' Guardianship Rules Banned

9 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Senior UN official in South Sudan warns women and girls face 'extremely high risk' of sexual assault

19 April 2017 | Publisher: UN News Service | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Female Detainees Face Sexual Abuse

28 March 2017 | Publisher: Institute for War and Peace Reporting | Document type: Country News

Raped, injected with poison, entire family murdered: One woman's story in CAR

23 March 2017 | Publisher: IRIN | Document type: Country News

Nigeria: Help end discrimination by passing Gender and Equal Opportunity bill

7 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

In Iraq, UN's focal point for conflict-related sexual violence visits abused women

3 March 2017 | Publisher: UN News Service | Document type: Country News

Libya: Discriminatory Restriction on Women

23 February 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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