Roudabeh Kishi

Research Director at the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project

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For the first time ever, a global    database    is tracking violence directed at women politicians and activists.

Politically motivated violence against women is surging, and one group is tracking the global trend

For the first time ever, a global database is tracking violence directed at women politicians and activists.

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