BRUSSELS: U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie called on NATO on Wednesday to help stop the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, as the Hollywood star broadened her international efforts to protect women’s rights.…
NEW DELHI: Five Indian men were sentenced to life in prison on Friday for raping a Danish tourist in the heart of New Delhi's tourist district in 2014, in a case that reignited worries about sexual violence against women in India.
GENEVA: The number of civilians killed in violence in Iraq over the past two years is "staggering", the United Nations said Tuesday, with a death toll of at least 18,802 people and another 36,245 injured.
BEIJING: China's first-ever law against domestic violence fails to cover some potential victims and has taken too long to pass, campaigners said Monday after it was approved at the weekend.
UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations on Friday declared June 19 International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict to highlight abuses by armed extremist groups such as Boko Haram and Islamic State.