Onu. Une responsable de l'ONU dénonce la violence sexuelle généralisée et systématique en Syrie et en Irak

NEW YORK (Nations Unies), 7 mai (Xinhua) -- La violence sexuelle est commise de façon stratégique, généralisée et systématique, et avec un degré élevé de sophistication par la plupart des parties au conflit en Syrie et en Irak, a déclaré jeudi la représentante spéciale du secrétaire général sur la violence sexuelle dans les conflits, Zainab Bangura.

United Nations. UN Leaders Call Independent Journalism Vital to Development

NEW YORK. Joint Message for 2015 from the UN Secretary-General, the UNESCO Director-General and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Let Journalism Thrive! This is the theme of World Press Freedom Day this year.

IOM. Migrant Deaths Soar as Mediterranean Sees Worst Tragedy in Living Memory

ITALY – IOM is calling for swift action from the European Union following the worst tragedy in living memory involving migrants crossing the Mediterranean from north Africa. Up to 700 migrants are missing and feared drowned after the wooden fishing boat on which they were crammed, capsized near Libya as a cargo vessel was coming to its aid.

UN: Sexual Violence a ‘Tactic of War’. Secretary General’s Report Highlights Rape, Sexual Slavery, Forced Marriage

REPORT. April 14, 2015.  The United Nations Security Council should act to prevent and address sexual violence in armed conflict, including promoting greater participation of women in peacebuilding efforts, Human Rights Watch said today.


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