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Zainab Bangura - UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict

How can the most vulnerable be protected from rape and sexual abuse in times of war?

Zainab Bangura, the UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, says that for too long wars have been waged on the bodies of women. Over the past two decades the list of war torn countries where women and children have been subjected to systematic rape and sexual abuse has grown shamefully long, from Bosnia and the Democratic Republic of Congo to Syria. HARDtalk asks - how can the most vulnerable be protected?

(Image: Zainab Bangura, UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict. Credit: Reuters)

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