Kerry Urges International Effort to End Sexual Violence

By Jane Morse Staff Writer At the largest summit of its kind in history, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged the international community to end sexual violence in conflict. Wartime rape, Kerry told participants at the Global Summit to End
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G8 Foreign Ministers Discuss Sexual Violence, Mideast Peace

By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Writer Foreign ministers from the Group of Eight (G8) advanced economies concluded two days of talks in London on an array of issues, including the prevention of sexual violence in conflict, the Middle East peace process, nonproliferation and disarmament, and significant regional (more...)

Changing Mindsets Is Needed to End Sexual Violence

By Jane Morse Staff Writer Sexual violence against women and girls — both in conflict and in peace — will not end until widespread attitudes toward women are changed and laws against violence are implemented and enforced, says Melanne Verveer, who until recently served as the State Department’s (more...)

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