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[Editorial] Ending sexual violence in conflict and beyond

14 Jun 2014

Today's Lancet has a special focus on sexual violence in conflict to coincide with the first Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London, June 10–14. War zone sexual violence and other forms of gender-based violence inflict extreme suffering and represent serious violations of human rights. These crimes leave physical, psychological, social, and economic scars on individuals, families, and communities. And shamefully, most of the perpetrators are never brought to justice.

Date: 
14 June 2014

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