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U.N. Report Urges Greater Action To Combat Sexual Violence In Conflict Countries

News outlets report on a new U.N. report urging greater action to combat sexual violence in conflict countries.

Associated Press: U.N. names 21 countries with rape in conflict
“A new U.N. report names 21 countries where rape and other sexual violence has been committed in current and recent conflicts, from Afghanistan and Central African Republic to Myanmar and Syria…” (Lederer, 4/24).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. urges greater action to combat sexual violence in 21 conflict countries
“Despite unprecedented political momentum to fight rape in war zones, sexual violence remains a global crime affecting women, men and children in more than 20 countries, a senior United Nations official announced today urging greater action at the regional and national levels…” (4/24).

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