Sunday, May 2, 2010

UN: Intervention To Prevent War-Zone Rape

From NRP (National Public Radio):
The numbers are astounding: hundreds of thousands of women caught in the cross fires of war are raped and subjected to other horrific sexual violence. The United Nations is now stepping up its efforts to prevent rape in war zones. Host Michel Martin discusses strategies to stop rape as a weapon of war with Margot Wallstrom; she's the United Nations' special representative on sexual violence in conflict.
Transcript of Interview of Margot Wallstrom by Michele Martin
.... the United Nations has ramped up a campaign to end systemic sexual violence in war. That effort is called Stop Rape Now and it is led by Margot Wallstrom. She's the United Nations' special representative on sexual violence in conflict.


1 comment:

Lisa said...

Get Cross! Take action against the use of rape as a tactic of war at: www.stoprapenow.org