http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=51196#.VYh_aqPcp1Q Meanwhile, UN investigator Rabiaa el-Gharani compared the “much higher and horrifying” level of violence in Iraq, citing the attacks on different villages like the one last August on a large group of Yazidi women, to the more “individual cases” of rape and sexual violence reported in Syria at check-points,Continue Reading

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=51202#.VYh-TaPcp1T In an effort to boost the global fight against the horrors faced by women and girls in zones of conflict worldwide, the United Nations General Assembly today approved by consensus a new resolution to commemorate 19 June as the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.Continue Reading