The U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar said the country’s military must stop using sexual and gender-based violence to terrorise and punish ethnic minorities.
In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. The agenda includes a “pledge that no one will be left behind” and commitments to prioritize the poorest and most marginalized.
Soldiers who spoke to Amnesty International said they experienced intimidation, violence, and isolation as a result of the criminalization of sex between men in the military.
He has one goal - to change the mindset of Nigerians concerning sexual and human rights.
“We also note that watering down will certainly not be good for survivors of sexual violence who are most in need of it.”
Measure on sexual violence in conflict passes after Trump administration threatened to veto document over references to reproductive health
The US successfully used the threat of its veto power on the UN Security Council to demand significant changes to a resolution on sexual violence.
Members Pass Resolution 2467 (2019) by 13 Votes in Favour, None against, as China, Russian Federation Abstain
Dr. Denis Mukwege is Nobel Peace laureate and the founder of Panzi Hospital and Foundation. Nadia Murad is Nobel Peace laureate and president of Nadia’s Initiative.
The Russian LGBT Network activated evacuation of the survivors of a new wave of LGBT persecution in Chechnya.
The hell of lesbians, raped and accused of witchcraft by their families
Action-based partnership to support women and girls announced by health and political leaders at a high-level event at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly