ABC News, The Daily Telegraph, Huffington Post, and the Bangkok Post are just some of the prominent media outlets that have used and provided coverage of the Human Security Report 2012.

English language media

Krause-Jackson, Flavia and Pauline Bax. "Sexual Violence in Mali Casts Shadow Over Peace Efforts." Bloomberg, 30 January 2013.

Leimbach, Dulcie. "Rape in War: It's Not a Given Any Longer." PassBlue, 9 January 2013.

"Human Security Report 2012, Chapter 5: State-Based Armed Conflict." ISN, 24 December 2012.

"Human Security Report 2012, Chapter 6: Persistent Armed Conflict - an Increasing Threat?" ISN, 27 December 2012.

"Human Security Report 2012, Chapter 7: Non-State Armed Conflict." ISN, 27 December 2012.

"Human Security Report 2012, Chapter 8: Deadly Assaults on Civilians." ISN, 31 December 2012.

"Bangura Rethinks U.N.’s Sex-Violence Patrol." Awoko, 8 December 2012.

Nordås, Ragnhild. "Claims about Global Decline in Sexual Violence Spark Debate." Peace Research Institute Oslo, 18 December 2012.

Whiting, Alex. "Interview: Domestic Rape More Common than Armed Rape in Wars." Reuters AlertNet, 25 October 2012.

Lederer, Edith M. "Report Challenges Beliefs on Sexual Attacks in War." The Associated Press, 10 October 2012.
Also published in over 100 additional media outlets, including:

Jones, Deborah. "Wartime Sexual Violence on the Decline: Study." AFP, 10 October 2012.
Also published in numerous media outlets, including:

Inter Press Service. "A Closer Look at Conflict-Related Sexual Violence." 13 October 2012.

IWPR Justice News. "Report Challenges Conventional Wisdom on Rape in War on International Day of the Girl Child." Storify, 12 October 2012.

Ki-moon, Ban, Secretary General. "Note to Correspondents Concerning Questions About the 2012 Human Security Report." Off the Cuff (blog), United Nations. 11 October 2012.  

Wolfe, Lauren. "Rape is War: Are We Getting It Wrong?", Women Under Siege," 10 October 2012.

Texas in Africa (blog). "Realities of Rape in War." 10 October 2012.

Cairns, Ed. "Oxfam Responds to the Human Security Report 2012." Oxfam, Policy and Practice Blog. 10 October 2012.

Ní Aoláin, Fionnuala. "Some Caution in Reading Human Security Report." IntLawGrrls (blog). 15 October 2012.

Simon Fraser University. "Research: Report Challenges Wartime Sexual Violence Assumptions." Simon Fraser University, 25 October 2012.

Simon Fraser University. "SFU Study Challenges Assumptions on Wartime Sexual Violence." 10 October 2012.

Russell Lee, Matthew. "UN’s Ban has 'No Idea' if Sexual Violence Increases, Speaker Slams Kristof." Inner City Press, 10 October 2012.

"In Brief: Education Often Improves during Conflict - Report." IRIN, 12 October 2012.  

"Rape Not a Weapon of War?" The Independent, Uganda, 20 October 2012.

Crawford, Kerry. "Human Security Report 2012: Challenging our Thinking on Wartime Sexual Violence." Global Gender Current (blog). 18 October 2012.

Guest, Ian. "Rape in Congo is Not a Myth - If Anything, it is Under-Reported." The Guardian, 21 November 2012, Sec. Commentary.

Hoover Green, Amelia, Cohen, Dara K. and Wood, Elisabeth J. "Guest Post: What’s Wrong with the Human Security Report and the 'Global Decline Claim'". The Duck of Minerva. 1 November 2012.

Mack, Andrew. "Global Trends in Conflict-Related Sexual Violence. A Response to Green, Cohen, and Wood." The Duck of Minerva. 14 November 2012.

Miranda, Carlos. "Statistics about Global Violence Manipulate Politics." The Triangle (Independent Student Newspaper at Drexel University), 16 November 2012.

Rigterink, Anouk. “‘The World's Deadliest Region’." Reinventing Peace (blog), World Peace Foundation.

"Study Challenges Assumptions on Wartime Sexual Violence." Medical Xpress, 10 October 2012.
Also featured in numerous publications including:

Ideas, Inventions and Innovations (Blog). "Study Challenges Assumptions on Wartime Sexual Violence." (accessed 2012, October 11, 2012). 10 October 2012.

Spanish language media

"La Violencia Sexual En Las Guerras Es "La Excepción y no La Regla". AFP; Qué!, 11 October 2012.
Also featured in numerous publications including:

"Informe Desafía Creencia Del Uso De Violaciones Como Arma De Guerra." BBC Mundo, 11 October 2012.

French language media

"La Violence Sexuelle Dans Les Conflits Armés Est l'Exception, Pas La Règle." Romandie News, 10 October 2012, (accessed 10 October 2012).

Italian language media

Zappi, Marco. "Africa: Come Cambia Il Conflitto Nel XXI Secolo." Meridiani Relazioni Internazionali, 5 January 2013.

Norwegian language media

Nordås, Ragnhild. "Spekulasjoner Om Seksuell Vold." Dagsavisen, 16 November 2012.

Danish language media

Astrup, Søren. "Rapport: Krigsvoldtægter Er Ikke så Udbredte Som Frygtet." Politiken, 12 October 2012.

Croatian language media

"Silovanje Sve Ređe "Oružje" Rata." B92, 11 October 2012.

Indonesian language media

"Kekerasan Seksual Semasa Perang Telah Berkurang." Harian Analisa Daily, 11 October 2012.


2012 Human Security Report Thwarts Common Narrative. South-South News, 10 October 2012.


Chatman House. Human Security Report: Beyond the Mainstream Narrative: Sexual Violence, Education, and War. Length: 27:57, 16 October 2012.


"2012 Human Security Report Launched at UN, Andrew Mack." UN Photo, Photo #: 531641, 10 October 2012.

"2012 Human Security Report Launched at UN, Sebastian Merz." UN Photo, Photo #531640, 10 October 2012.