Day for elimination of sexual violence in conflict being observed today

June 19, 2017
Samaa Web Desk

UNITED NATIONS: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is being observed on Monday (June 19) to raise awareness to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence.

Theme of this year is “Preventing Sexual Violence Crimes through Justice and Deterrence”.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in his message on this occasion said that sexual violence contributes to the disproportionate suffering of women and girls in conflict. –SAMAA/APP

Published in Global

Story first published: 19th June 2017


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