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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict
Official account of the UN Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict (OSRSG/SVC). RTs are not endorsements.
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1 in 6 children across the world live in areas impacted by conflict. report talks about attacks on schools, child soldier recruitment, sexual violations, killings, and lack of humanitarian access.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 16
The initiated by the and the is so named as it moves violence against women into the spotlight and places it at the center of efforts to achieve and .
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 16
is now a new member of ! is discussing with about our ongoing and future cooperation.
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TRIAL International Jan 17
TRIAL team in is proud to launch its latest report on wartime stigmatization during criminal proceedings.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 15
La loi adoptée par le Parlement marocain le 14 février 2018 contre les violences faites aux femmes est jugée insuffisante par les mouvements féministes. Via
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 15
More than 350 million children live in conflict zones. Victims of and being used as suicide bombers, their homes, schools and playgrounds have become battlefields.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 14
"Female Graffiti Artists Are Fighting Sexual Violence in ". Via
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 14
Child marriage as well as sexual violence can be weapons of war used to panic, intimidate and displace populations. On Valentine’s Day, help girls say “I DON’T” to end child marriage.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 14
"I call on the authorities to fully implement Iraq’s National Action Plan on Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, as well as the Joint Communique on conflict-related sexual violence."
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 13
Replying to @endrapeinwar
"Let’s work together. Preventing and addressing sexual violence is one of the great moral challenges of our time. We need to expand the circle of allies, stakeholders and champions, and sustain the political momentum generated in recent years to propel real change."
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 13
Replying to @endrapeinwar
"Let’s make a change. I believe that we are here today to counter the narrative of religion as a vector of violence and to amplify the role of religious leaders as agents of positive change. Ideology has been a galvanizing factor during episodes of genocide and mass atrocity."
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 13
"Let’s not forget. History demonstrates that religion has been exploited by perpetrators of violence, including sexual violence, to legitimize persecution and has been used to define stark communal boundaries." Full statement:
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 13
Replying to @USGSRSGPatten
"Sexual violence is not a “private” burden to be borne by the victims; it is a social problem requiring a sustained response" - , Implementation meeting for the Plan of Action for Religious Leaders to Prevent Incitement to Violence that Could Lead to Atrocity Crimes
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 13
"The moral urgency of addressing sexual violence transcends all political, ethnic or religious divisions. It is a matter of human rights and human dignity, which are universal"
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 12
On this International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, it is essential to remember that in times of conflict, children are exposed to extreme violence such as rape and sexual violence.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 12
"I will have to deal with the trauma of my rape personally and quietly. But like most Yazidi women, I am prepared to repeat my story, as long as it helps to achieve justice and to support genocide survivors."
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 12
Les enfants sont les témoins, victimes ou sont forcés de commettre des atrocités en temps de conflit. Une majorité de petites filles et des garçons sont aussi victimes de viols et de violences sexuelles.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Feb 12
"In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline targets, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight. Rape, forced marriage, abduction and enslavement have become standard tactics”
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ChildrenArmdConflict Feb 12
: More than 5,000 released from armed groups and armed forces last year. "It's our responsibility to show them that there is hope outside of conflicts" SRSG Gamba said on Int. Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. More:
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Düzen Tekkal Feb 11
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