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Syria: War’s Toll on Women

Email Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria’s conflict by government forces, pro-government militias, and armed groups opposed to the government, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) will conduct a review of the situation for Syrian women on July 4, 2014, in Geneva. (London) – Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria’s…

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