21 Jul, 2016

UNICEF Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Girls, Women from Sexual Violence

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From UN News Centre 20 July 2016 – A key adviser to the United Nations children’s agency today decried the culture of impunity surrounding sexual violence against women and girls around the world, following a recent case of gang rape in India. “Outrage is not enough,” said Anju Malhotra, UNICEF’s Principal Gender Advisor. “We need

21 May, 2014

‘Act to Protect’: UN launches guide to preventing attacks against schools, hospitals

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(UN News Centre)  21 May 2014 — Every child has a right to education and health, the United Nations today said launching a guidance note to assist the people monitoring, reporting and working to prevent attacks against schools and hospitals. “We see that attacks on schools, hospitals and associated staff have become an all-too-familiar aspect […]