Documentation efforts by Syrian human rights groups indicate that several thousands of women have been detained, while hundreds remain in captivity, often without any contact with the outside world.
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The EMHRN exhorts governments across the Euromed to seize this opportunity to renew their commitment to zero impunity for violence against women, with a particular focus on women’s rights defenders.
During the 2011 protests, Syrian women have been exposed to arbitrary detention, enforced disappearances, torture, sexual violence and summary executions among other acts of violence, as seen on a recent EMHRN report.
Violence against women in the context of political transformations and economic crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the EMHRN published its regional report that alerts violence against women has dramatically increased in the Euro-Mediterranean region during the recent years.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, EMHRN’s new report comes to shed light on the sharp increase in gender-based violence. Special Focus on Violence against Women in the Syrian Conflict.
Marking the International Women’s Day, the EMHRN says that women living in South-East Mediterranean countries are seeing their rights increasingly violated, despite promises of change in the aftermath of the revolutions that shook the region.
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) commemorates International Women’s Day.
EMHRN commemorates International Women’s Day. The celebration comes in the context of uprisings for democracy in the Southern Mediterranean region and the economic crisis in Europe.