Research is the backbone of Isis-WICCE which it uses generate information to defend the rights of the vulnerable women and girls, and denouncing violence against women as well as engaging states and non state actors to stop the abuses.
Since 1996, Isis-WICCE has documented women’s experiences of armed conflict as a tool for advocacy, social justice and women’s empowerment, to ensure respect for human rights and achievement of sustainable peace.
Isis-WICCE has continued to document experiences and violations of women in armed conflict and post conflict settings. In different countries experiencing conflict, many actors deliberately continue targeting and attacking women and women human rights defenders. The documentation and research has enabled the production of data that has informed various activists, governments and international bodies in advocacy and decision making process in relation to ending various conflicts.
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In Africa, Isis-WICCE has carried out in Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Somaliland, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda.
Outside Africa research and documentation have been done in Albania, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, El Salvador, India, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri-Lanka, Yugoslavia.
The research carried out in Uganda include:
- Women’s Experiences of armed conflict in Luwero district, Central Uganda
- Women’s Experiences of Armed Conflict in Gulu District
- Teso Women’s Experiences of Armed Conflict.
- Medical Interventional Studies of Luwero, Gulu and Teso region.
- Women, Conflict and Food Security in Uganda
- Documented mass rape in Philippines.
- Women’s experiences of armed conflict in Southern Sudan
- Trauma among sexually violated women in Democratic Republic of Congo
- Right of women to live in Sudan
- Right to health and economic well being in Uganda
- The women’s experiences of Internally Displaced Persons of Azerbaijan
- The genocide experiences of Rwanda.
- Linking violence against women in peace times and in war to the human rights framework, S.Africa
- Blood feuds in North Albania.
- Sexual violence among the Kosovo Refugee women
- Eviction of slum dwellers in Dhaka: A human rights issues for women.
(All these research will have a link to PDF downloads)
Post research intervention:
We need this section to talk about what’s beyond research. Something on the holistic approach to women peace and security.