International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

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2020 DateJuly 19, 2020
2021 DateJuly 19, 2021
International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict History

The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly on June 19th of 2015. The observance honors and pays tribute to the victims of sexual violence in conflict, it also emphasizes that the crime needs to eliminated. States, Cities, and communities are encouraged to promote events and lectures to raise awareness regarding the issue. The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict happens every year on June 19th.

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Facts & Quotes

  • On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we must hear the survivors, and recognize their needs and demands. They are mostly women and girls, but also men and boys, calling for our support to access life-saving health services, justice and reparation. UN Secretary-General António Guterres

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict - References and Related Sites

UN: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

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