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Germany struggles in UN push to address sexual violence

Germany struggles in UN push to address sexual violence
Thursday 18
3:40 2019

UNITED NATIONS, United States: A German-led bid to step up efforts to combat sexual violence in conflicts has run into resistance at the UN Security Council, diplomats said Wednesday, just days before Nobel laureate Nadia Murad is to appear before the UN body to issue a call for justice. Germany is pushing for the adoption of a draft resolution next Tuesday during a council debate that will feature Nobel Peace Prize winners Denis Mukwege and Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist. Murad, who was held by the Islamic State fighters for months after they overran her home town in northern ...

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THE SUN : Germany struggles in UN push to address sexual violence

Summary: UNITED NATIONS, United States: A German-led bid to step up efforts to combat sexual violence in conflicts has run into resistance at the UN Security Council, diplomats said Wednesday, just days before Nobel laureate Nadia Murad is to appear before the UN body to issue a call for justice. Germany ...

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