Sexual Violence

Jul 26, 2019

Hmong: Suffering of the Hmong Highlighted During Captive Nations Summit

On 15 July 2019, the Captive Nations Summit was held in Washington D.C. to recognize peoples suffering under the oppression of communist and other totalitarian regimes. It provided US policy-makers and human rights advocates with the opportunity to hear about the first-hand experiences of victims of such regimes.  On the occasion of this year’s Captive Nations Summit, Gymbay Moua, representative...

Jul 26, 2019

Hmong: Suffering of the Hmong Highlighted During...

On 15 July 2019, the Captive Nations Summit was held in Washington D.C. to recognize peoples suffering under the oppression of communist and other totalitarian regimes. It provided US policy-makers...

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Jul 16, 2019

Pakistan silent on Chinese rights violations of...

Reports are surfacing indicating that Pakistan is failing to protect its religious minorities and unrepresented people subject to human rights violations in China. Up to 200 Uyghur women who are the wives...

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Jul 15, 2019

Hmong in Isolation

UNPO and Congress of World Hmong People submit joint report to the UN highlighting the desperate plight of the Hmong in Laos.

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Nov 19, 2018

Taiwan: Activists in New York Rally for Marriage...

More than 100 people gathered in the legendary Stonewall Inn to raise awareness and money ahead of the crucial 24 November 2018 election. Last year, Taiwan’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex...

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Oct 05, 2018

Choice of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Acknowledges...

On Friday 5 October 2018, the Nobel Prize Committee announced its Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. This year, the winners were Dr Denis Mukwege and Ms Nadia Murad for their work for and with survivors of sexual...

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Oct 05, 2018

UNPO Submits Alternative Report for CEDAW Review...

On Thursday 4 October 2018, UNPO submitted a report for the 71st session of the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), during which the Lao People’s...

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Sep 07, 2018

Op-Ed: The Dystopian reality of Iran

The Handmaid’s Tale’ by Margaret Atwood is a novel based in the near future about the creation of a totalitarian regime which controls and oppresses all aspects of their citizen’s...

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Aug 27, 2018

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Sexual Violence Continues...

On 22 August 2018, two girls belonging to the Tripura ethnic minority were allegedly raped by Bangladeshi border guards in Bandarban District. This case occurred only four weeks after a nine-year-old...

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