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Press Release: Thinking of You (The Hague, 2024), a public art installation by artist Alke...

Press releases June 10, 2024

Bringing clothes lines full of dresses to The Hague, a tribute to survivors of sexual violence in wartime Locations: The Hague City Hall, 03-28 June 2024 & Lange Voorhout, 18-23 June 2024 In June...

Catalogue: “We are Speaking. Are you Listening?”

Foundation news April 22, 2024

Collective Memory Exhibition: We Are Speaking, Are You Listening? The 2023 SEMA Art exhibition “We Are Speaking, Are You Listening?” was inaugurated in Kenya. Jaqueline Mutere, SEMA member from...

Empowering Survivors: MOSUCA and SEMA’s Advocacy Journey in Paris, March 2024

Foundation news April 5, 2024

MOSUCA, the 6th Simone Veil Prize winner for Gender Equality  In a landmark recognition of their efforts to fight for the rights of survivors of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV), MOSUCA, the...

SEMA Regional Retreat 2023: “No fear, no stigma, no shame”

Foundation news March 13, 2024

Survivors of conflict-related sexual violence reunited in Nairobi In a significant stride towards amplifying the voices of survivors of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV), the Mukwege Foundation...

Launch of the Legal Guidebook on States Obligations for CRSV

Foundation news February 8, 2024

After two years of research, writing and expert consultations, the Mukwege Foundation launched the Guidebook on State Obligations for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in June 2023. This online...

SEMA member raises awareness about CRSV in Roma Tre University

Foundation news June 29, 2023

Mirsada Tursunović is a survivor of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) during the Bosnian War in the 1990s. It took her 17 years to break the silence about the atrocities that she survived....

11th May : A day dedicated to commemorate survivors of CRSV in the Central African Republi...

Foundation news May 20, 2023

Victims and survivors of conflict-related sexual violence organized a collective memory public event in Bangui on 11th May 2023 – on the occassion of the 8th anniversary of the national...

Caring in Conflict Zones

In the headlines February 23, 2023

The morning of February 24th 2023, marks 365 days since the start of the full scale invasion of Russian Federation armed forces in Ukraine. Sexual violence has been reported as one of the methods used...

Creating Collective Memory Through Art

Foundation news February 14, 2023

When it comes to wars and conflicts, we often memorialize the soldiers lost or the innocent civilians killed in the crossfire. One group often left out from the official narrative is survivors of...

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