New Data Confirm Political Violence Targeting Women is on the Rise

28 May 2019: Women around the world are facing unprecedented levels of targeted political violence. According to new data on political violence targeting women collated by the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) – in partnership with the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law at The University of Texas at Austin – the threat to women has grown in recent years, currently reaching some of the highest levels ever recorded.…