Ending violence against women and girls—in times of conflict and peace

When John Baird sits at a summit on the subject this week, he should push for concrete action to tackle the root causes of sexual violence in conflict.

Oxfam Photo: Mackenzie Knowles Coursin
Sisters Nyach and Nya wash clothes while they wait to fill their jerry cans with water pumped from nearby tanks.
Lauren Ravon, Lise Martin
Published: Wednesday, 06/11/2014 5:19 pm EDT
Last Updated: Monday, 06/16/2014 7:37 pm EDT

Last week the international community was shocked when two little girls in India looking for a safe place to go to the toilet were brutally gang-raped, murdered and left hanging in a tree.

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