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UN: Sexual Violence a ‘Tactic of War’

Email The United Nations Security Council should act to prevent and address sexual violence in armed conflict, including promoting greater participation of women in peacebuilding efforts, Human Rights Watch said today. On April 13, 2015, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made public a report on conflict-related sexual violence in 19 countries during 2014 that described challenges due to poor monitoring, limited support services, and lack of accountability. (New York) – The United Nations Security Council should act to prevent and address sexual violence in armed conflict, including promoting…

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