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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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"From Myanmar to our own neighbourhood, the world continues to watch in horror as several State and non-State actors employ rape and sexual abuse as a deliberate policy to subdue and oppress entire populations." at the , 16.04.2018.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 22
With 's conflict now in its 5th year, , has described the atrocities committed against women & girls there as “beyond the imaginable”. It's time to end . Let’s .
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 21
100's of female survivors from Velika Krusa may finally receive justice for crimes perpetrated against them and their families by the Serbian military in 03/1999. The new Hague-based Kosovo Specialist Chambers will punish war crimes, incl. .  
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NATO Women Apr 20
Earlier this week, 's Special Representative on WPS addressed the Security Council on preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 20
"In all the situations under investigation before the ICC serious crimes are perpetrated against women & girls." This is unacceptable. is an issue in all 11 countries under investigation by the .
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 20
"Accounts that I have heard have been both chilling & graphic. It is now time for the world to move beyond reporting... to the tough challenge of gathering evidence." - on the crisis, , & the need for accountability.
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NGOWG on WPS Apr 18
Razia Sultana's busy advocacy day after debate - meetings w/Kuwait, Canada, USA, France & more on priorities: Increase aid to Urgent strategy to stop trafficking Guaranteed protection for after voluntary return Accountability for violations
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ONU Info Apr 19
Le Soudan du Sud🇸🇸 confronté à une « urgence en matière de violence sexuelle », selon l' () ►
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 19
Hasta hoy en día ningún miembro de ISIL o de Boko Haram ha sido enjuiciado por delitos de . 👉 La impunidad crea un círculo vicioso de violencia.
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CPI-Cour pénale int. Apr 19
Procureur à conférence sur égalité entre les sexes:«Les crimes à caractère sexiste occupent une place prépondérante dans les poursuites que nous menons»
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 19
Accountability for crimes of sexual violence should become the rule and not the rare exception.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 19
It is almost 9 months since the military of committed widespread against communities. Healthcare workers fear that rape survivors may be hiding their pregnancies due to stigma, and may risk giving birth in secret.
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EuropeAid Apr 19
The to end violence against women and girls. Our initiative with the UN aims to do just that! RT if you're with us!
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 18
Replying to @USGSRSGPatten
. at the Women's Forum in London, 18 April 2018.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 18
Replying to @endrapeinwar
What works to address sexual violence in conflict is to address the three above dimensions: Reversing the stigma Addressing the root causes of sexual violence including gender-based discrimination Replacing a culture of impunity by a culture of deterrence.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 18
When we talk about sexual violence in conflict, we have to first bear in mind that we are talking about: A crime that remains shrouded in stigma A crime that is most under-reported A crime for which survivors rarely receive justice.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 18
“Today, is rightly considered as serious a security threat as nuclear & biological weapons, terrorism, & arms proliferation.” Having just spoken to the Security Council on the issue of CRSV, 's words from the could not be more true.
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António Guterres Apr 17
The Security Council debate on sexual violence in conflict highlights the vulnerability of women and girls in Myanmar and other conflict zones, where sexual attacks are used to advance military, economic and ideological goals.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 17
"Many women are wives or daughters of somebody, somewhere". Despite the common presence of among rebel armies, there have existed those that actually scorn the practice due to religion, politics, or an ideal of chivalrous masculinity.
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UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Apr 17
Catholic priest & founder of , Father Patrick Desbois, will speak at 18 April at 7pm. Fr Desbois has devoted his life to Holocaust research, including victims of , Catholic/Jewish relations, & fighting antisemitism.
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