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Libyan tribes and women delegation urges UN to take disinterested approach to Libya’s crisis

A delegation of Libyan tribal leaders and women leaders has called on the UN to take a balanced approach to the Libyan peace process, Inter Press Service reported.

Eastern travel ban on single women suspended

The ban on women under 60 years of age travelling abroad alone has been suspended. Major-General Abdul Razzaq Al-Nazhuri, who originally made the decision, froze the declaration today following a wave of condemnation from Libyan political figures, civil society organisations and women’s groups.

Abused, pregnant and behind bars: Former IS slaves in Libyan prisons

Wered vomits every morning. Her dream, like that of so many others, was to cross the Mediterrean to Europe to seek a better life for herself and her family. Now, at 16, she is pregnant after months of rape and abuse by Islamic State fighters, and locked in a Libyan …

16-day Campaign Against Gender-based Violence, Libya 25th November – 10th December 2016

Between the 25th November and the 10th December, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Libya office, organizes a campaign in Libya to advocate and raise awareness on gender-based violence with the support of the Women and Youth Empowerment Forum (WYEF). The campaign involves many local organizations and institutions in all …