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Media Coverage for New Report on Sexualized Violence Crowdmap from WMC’s Women Under Siege

| July 12, 2012

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On Tuesday, July 10, WMC intitiative Women Under Siege launched a report on their first findings from their crowdmap of sexualized violence in Syria. Called “The Ultimate Assault: Charting Syria's Use of Rape to Terrorize Its People,” the report ran on their site and in The Atlantic.

CBS News: "Syria forces reportedly using rape, sexual torture in fight against opposition," July 12, 2012

Time magazine: "Is the Syrian Regime Using Rape as a Tactic of War?" July 12, 2012

Yahoo: "Syrian Diplomat Defects to Rebellion," July 12, 2012

Reuters: “Rape, assault are weapons of war in Syria - rights group,” July 11, 2012

Al-Arabiya: “Rape, assault are weapons of war in Syria,” July 11, 2012

BBC World Service (radio): To listen, click the fourth "listen" button and go to minute 26:30.

Global Post: “New project charts rape in Syria,” July 11, 2012

Mladina (Slovenian newspaper): “Stranski produkt konflikta v Siriji je brutalno spolno nasilje,” July 12, 2012

The Times of Israel: “Middle Eastern musical chairs,” July 12, 2012

Women’s New Network: “Women’s Media Center project uses crowd-maps to locate rape during global conflict,” July 12, 2012

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