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Men Can Experience Sexual Violence in War Too

The United Nations Security Council formally recognized for the first time that men and boys are targets of sexual violence both in wartime and in post-conflict settings. Resolution 2467, approved on April 23, calls upon UN member countries to strengthen policies to provide help for victims. As a human-rights lawyer, during the last nine months, I have been documenting cases of conflict-related sexual violence that took place against men and boys in Syria. As I listened to the open debate at the Security Council recently, I thought about the male survivors who shared their stories with me. These…

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