Violence

Violence is the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy. Other definitions are also used, such as the World Health Organization's definition of violence as "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment, or deprivation."Internationally, violence resulted in deaths of an estimated 1.28 million people in 2013 up from 1.13 million in 1990. Of the deaths in 2013, roughly 842,000 were attributed to self-harm (suicide), …

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Weekly Bulletin on Outbreak and other Emergencies: Week 18: 26 April - …

WHO · 4 May 2021 English

01-Oct-16 27-Jun-18 31-Mar-21 - - - - Conflict and violence in the North-West and South-West regions continue 66K Cameroon refugees in Nigeria. Much of the violence remains between parties of the ongoing conflict Tuareg camps in the commune of Tillia. Due to the violence, 1 416 people have been displaced from the area compounding shocks, including flooding, ongoing violence and displacement, the impact of which has eroded community-based militias are primarily responsible for violence in the country accounting for 78% of victims.


The Chilling: Global trends in online violence against women journalists

UNESCO · 1 May 2021

There is nothing virtual about online violence. It has become the new frontline in journalism safety - and women journalists sit at the epicentre of risk. Networked misogyny and gaslighting intersect with discrimination to threaten women journalists - severely and disproportionately. Threats of sexual violence and murder are frequent and sometimes extended to their families. This phenomenon is also bound


Bread and circuses: The replacement of American community life

AEI · 29 April 2021 English

How Americans associate together, and the kinds of communities they build, has varied considerably over time. Today, Americans tend to have fewer ties of association with each other, while the …

barons alike responded to strikes with lethal violence. The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 ended in over Labor. While union activists also engaged in violence, the total casualty count is exceptionally lopsided successful state-sponsored or state- permitted private violence against union organizers, unionization rates


The Once and Future Afghanistan

CEIP · 29 April 2021 English

The president has spoken. All U.S. forces will be out of Afghanistan by September 11—the twentieth anniversary of the attacks that forever changed America and the world.

with no assurances that they would not return to violence. Targeted killings by the Taliban have increased


Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Key developments and update in the Informal …

IISD · 29 April 2021 English

This report provides an update on the Informal Working Group on MSMEs' work for June–December 2020, including COVID-19's impact on MSMEs, especially those led or owned by women.

economic, and mental challenges, including domestic violence,” she said (The Daily Star, 2021). However,


DRC: Prioritize justice for serious crimes

Amnesty International · 29 April 2021 English

New Lukonde Government Should Set Transitional Justice Roadmap

administration will take to end impunity and cycles of violence. His previous government, led by former prime victims and survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, in line with international law, to help them and June 2003, including mass killings, sexual violence, attacks on children, and other serious abuses troops have also played a major role in the recent violence, with allegedly abusive officers occupying senior command. The recent large-scale atrocities and violence have also caused immense suffering elsewhere in


How Might State Responses to the Pandemic Affect the Safety Net?

Urban Institute · 29 April 2021 English

This report examines how the pandemic and related economic downturn affected the need for safety net supports; actions states are taking to mitigate the immense hardship the pandemic has caused; …

voiced concerns about increases in intimate partner violence, homelessness, and opioid and other substance


Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security: Inquiry into …

Lowy Institute for International Policy · 29 April 2021 English

Ms Khalil appears in person at the committee hearing on 30 April 2021. Her submission can be accessed using the download button on the banner above, or on the Parliamentary …

actors — extremist actors who go on to commit violence or real world harm, are not part of a particular moderation and explicitly avoid discussion of violence on mainstream platforms, while using alt-platforms online environment and radicalise individuals to violence. QAnon adherents, narratives and symbols were process can also mobilise believers to commit violence on behalf of those beliefs. QAnon is not the SUBMISSION TO PJCIS 15 hostile reactions, even violence, to those in ‘out groups’ — or others who we


Promoting Adolescent Sexual Health and Safety, a Community-Based Collaboration

Urban Institute · 29 April 2021 English

Promoting Adolescent Sexual Health and Safety (PASS) is a unique, community-based effort in Washington, DC, to create and evaluate a program for teenagers that is focused on sexual health and …

T H A N D S A F E T Y 1 1 the face of violence or harassment, and navigating available public relationship and knowing the signs of domestic violence, things like that. I mean, I am somewhat aware to apply for additional grants related to gun violence, summer programming, and family social services


Approaching Peace: Centering Rights in Israel-Palestine Conflict Resolution

CEIP · 29 April 2021 English

Centering rights and human security will not only help create the conditions needed to achieve a durable political solution but also promote U.S. interests abroad.

states to take immediate steps to prevent acts of violence against civilians and to hold violators accountable


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