U.N. Releases Sexual Violence Reparations Guidelines; Global Summit Ends

News outlets report on developments at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, which ended Friday in London.

Inter Press Service: U.N. Releases Guidelines on Reparations for Victims of Sexual Violence
“…[A]t a summit meeting in London this week, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released a set of guidelines titled ‘Reparations for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence.’ These reparations include restitution, compensation, rehabilitation, and guarantees of non-repetition…” (Deen, 6/12).

New York Times: Kerry Joins Envoys to Deplore Sexual Violence in War
“Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that sexual violence in conflict zones should be banished ‘to the dark ages and the history books,’ as he joined dozens of ministers and the actress Angelina Jolie to promote efforts to bring perpetrators of such crimes to justice…” (Castle, 6/13).