Sexual violence in conflict – how do we prevent it? [WP1199]

Date:
4 December, 2012
Themes:
Conflict prevention, resolution and state building, Human rights, good governance and faith
Tags:
conflict, sexual violence, UN, violence against women, women

We discuss how to protect people who have been assaulted and how to help survivors continue with their lives and find justice. We ask what is being done to train national security forces, prosecutors and what role survivors have.

Contributors are:

Margot Wallström, Former Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Conflict Related Sexual Violence, United Nations; Chairperson, Lund University, Lund

Florence Nwawuihe Iheme, Acting Director, Early Warning Directorate, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Abuja

Sabiha Husić, Director, Association Medica Zenica, Zenica

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