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UN Sex Violence Envoy: Focusing on Syria, Iraq

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The U.N.'s special representative on sex violence in conflict zones answers questions about the spread of rape, sexual slavery and forced marriage as a strategy of war and tactic of terror in the Middle East, particularly by the Islamic State, or Daesh.

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