sexual violence

At global summit, UN urges reparations for victims of sexual violence in conflict

Victims of conflict-related sexual violence need help rebuilding their lives, the United Nations today said today, launching, at a global summit in London a set of guidelines on reparations for the individuals and the communities affected.

‘It is time to act,’ Ban declares at launch of video campaign to end sexual violence

Speaking at the launch of a video campaign on ending sexual violence through gender equality, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that it is time to demand action to eliminate a scourge that harms millions of women and girls around the world.