A Young Woman’s Voice at CSW

UN CSW57 New York 2013 Sexual violence in armed conflict By Lisa Ashton  Sexual violence and rape during armed conflict is not limited to modern conflict; they are acts that have been practiced for as long as there has been conflict itself. They are methods of war that are cheap, readily available and incredibly effective. Sexual violence and rape against women during armed conflict are acts that are used to instil fear, to dominate and to humiliate – not only the woman being violated, but also her family and the entire community. High-level…Read more
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