International women’s group begins mapping sexual violence in Syria

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International women’s group begins mapping sexual violence in Syria

A women rights’ group is using new crowd-sourcing techniques to track rape and other sexual violence across Syria in one of the first efforts to monitor assaults against women during military conflict as it happens. The effort by the Women’s Media Center aims to shed light on such assaults and provide possible evidence to prosecute future human rights violations and war crimes. 

Read more at alarabiya.net