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10.11.2020 | International
A Protection For Women From Sexual Violence

Millions of women survive sexual violence every year. In many places, the political and legal infrastructure to identify and hold perpetrators accountable does not exist - but a simple DNA kit can change this.

30.08.2019 | Leicester/Lindau
New DNA evidence kit for victims of rape helps preserve evidence in low-resource settings

Gender-based violence is part of everyday life for many women and one of the biggest humanitarian issues world-wide. However, far too many incidents have no consequences and gathering evidence in cases of sexual violence is often difficult. In order to identify and prosecute perpetrators it is crucial to collect forensic evidence such as DNA. For many women who cannot access a medical examination after a rape there is now hope.