sexual violence in conflict

Ban urges concerted action to ‘turn the tide’ on sexual violence in conflict

Noting that sexual violence in conflict remains widespread, yet largely invisible, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for concerted efforts to “turn the tide” and rid the world of this scourge.

At global summit, UN envoy Angelina Jolie calls for end to sexual violence in conflict

Hollywood actress, activist and United Nations Special Envoy Angelina Jolie today called for concerted action to end once and for all the use of rape and sexual violence as a weapon of war.

UN envoy calls on all parties in Syria conflict to cease acts of sexual violence

A senior United Nations official today called on all parties in the conflict in Syria to immediately cease all forms of sexual violence, as well as release abducted women and children.