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New York,The plight of South Sudan’s women and girls “should no longer be ignored”, UN investigators told the UN Human Rights Council on Monday, citing the disturbing testimonies of sexual abuse victims who have been treated by soldiers and militias as the “spoils” of the more than five-year conflict. more
UN study uncovers horrors of sexual violence against Syrian refugee boys and men

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): A study carried out by the United Nations refugee agency has revealed disturbing details a little-known side to the Syrian conflict: sexual violence agai ...

Justice vital to help Iraqi victims of ISIL's sexual violence rebuild lives – UN report

New York, Aug 22(Just Earth News): The Iraqi Government must ensure that the thousands of women and girls who survived sexual violence by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'es ...

'Sexual violence is a threat to every individual's right to a life of dignity' – UN chief

New York, June 20(Just Earth News): Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday paid tribut ...

Perpetrators, not victims, should be shamed for conflict-related sexual violence – UN report

New York, May 4 (Just Earth News)Survivors of sexual violence in war zones need to be recognized as legitimate victims of conflict and terrorism, and not blamed, stigmatized or shamed, the U ...

Migrating children and women, suffer ‘sexual violence, exploitation, abuse and detention’ – UN agency

New York, Mar 1 (Just Earth News): A senior United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) official is calling the routes from sub-Saharan Africa into Libya and across the sea to Europe one ...

Senior UN official urges Libya to protect migrants from conflict-related sexual violence

New York, Feb 8 (Just Earth News): The highest United Nations official tasked with advocating against the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war urged on Tuesday Libyan authorities to pro ...