Dyan Mazurana’s research on sexual violence against aid workers cited in The Conversation

October 2017

An article published in The Conversation on October 24, 2017 discusses the prevalence of sexual violence around the world and its psychological effects on women. The article cites Dyan Mazurana‘s research from the STOP the Sexual Assault Against Humanitarian and Development Aid Workers report. The article uses Dyan’s report to highlight that sexual violence often occurs against women in crisis settings and that female development aid staff are not immune to such experiences. The worldwide prevalence of sexual assault against women is emphasized in the article as a violation of human rights that needs to be addressed in order to improve societies.

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