sexual violence

Côte d'Ivoire: UN envoy welcomes progress made in addressing sexual violence crimes

Concluding a three-day visit to Côte d'Ivoire, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict has welcomed progress made thus far by the Government, and in particular by the national armed forces, in addressing sexual violence crimes in the country.

UN Gender Focus: wartime sexual violence, indigenous peoples and refugee mothers

Sexual violence in conflict crimes “so bad” in South Sudan

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Sexual violence in conflict crimes “so bad” in South Sudan

Crimes of sexual violence during South Sudan’s brutal civil war have been “so bad” that they need to become a key focus of the reconciliation effort.

That’s the verdict of the UN Special Envoy on wartime sexual violence, Zainab Bangura.

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