Atrocities ‘dehumanize victims’ of rape in conflict

19 June 2018

Mass rapes of women during wartime were described as “atrocities which dehumanize” by a minister in the United Kingdom Government on Tuesday, as representatives from around the world gathered at UN Headquarters to mark the annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

Lord Ahmad is the UK’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, and a Foreign Office Minister. Daniel Dickinson asked him why the issue was so important.

Audio Credit:
Daniel Dickinson, UN News
Audio Duration:
8'5"

 

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