Today we will tell you today is national what day. The creation of international day for the elimination of sexual violence in conflict is recent. 2015 to be more precise. Indeed, it is June 19, 2015 that the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN).
International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict June 19
This Day is certainly not associated with any particular conflict but refers to “a tragedy for humanity”. The President of the Assembly insisted that priority be given to prevention and attention to victims. They need a global help and get rid of their shame that must reflect on criminals.
Sexual violence [in times of conflict] is not a new phenomenon, and we can remember, for example, that the atrocities in Uganda ended with the revolt of the people who finally rose up against the Government perpetuating these atrocities. The use of rape as a weapon of war must be fought by all means and the rapists and their superiors brought to justice.
A day like no other
According to the UN representatives, the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict cannot be seen as a day that simply adds to 120 others; it must be a source of inspiration for international standards of accountability. An entire program.
The assembly also underlined the role that the International Criminal Court (ICC) could play in the fight against sexual violence and called for the sensitization of political leaders, peacekeepers and police officers serving in peacekeeping missions. The peace of the UN.