Sexual violence against women in Myanmar conflict continues  
Occurred in Myanmar on November 20, 2019, at 10:35 AM
Reported by komin via Internet on November 21, 2019, at 3:25 PM in Myanmar

This rumour is probably true and is of high priority – here's why:
For decades, ethnic women in Myanmar have documented acts of sexual violence committed against them in the hopes that, one day, perpetrators will be held accountable for their crimes. They had reasons for hope as recently as five years ago, when the government of Myanmar endorsed the international Declaration of Commitment to End Sexual Violence in Conflict and Aung Sung Suu Kyi was elected the first woman leader of the country in a historic victory.

Today, violent conflict between military and ethnic groups remains as intense as ever, while wartime sexual and gender-based violence continues unabated and unpunished.

Source: http://www.womensmediacenter.com/women-under-siege/there-can-be-no-real-accountability-in-myanmar-if-women-remain-on-the-sidelines
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