Sexual Violence in conflict can end with the empowerment of women Felicity explains

Felicity Gerry KC
Felicity Gerry KC

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‘To end sexual violence in conflict, there needs to be more women in senior positions within the UN and other international organisations, more female ambassadors to the UN; and more women in the police and military.

It is fitting that the Summit Report for the End Sexual Violence in Conflict Global Summit was released on international Human Rights Day. Who can quickly forget the images of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt walking through the doors of the Summit and lending their international status to such an incredible event? My favourite showpiece, in the array of stands and events, was the Hackathon which looked at using innovative technology to combat human rights abuses.’

 

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